gcode is specifically designed for converting AutoCAD drawings into G-Code programs for use with any 2-D or 3-D machine such as Wire EDMs, Laser Etchers, Flame cutting, Milling , Lathes etc. Also gcode can be used for creating individual complicated tool paths for 2-D and 3-D machines. gcode is a low cost opportunity for small independent machine
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Universal gcode Sender is a handy application that allows you to send G-code commands to a GRBL device. The program allows you to specify the connection settings and to stream the commands from the console or from a file.
The user can also control the machine manually by clicking the directional buttons from the GUI.
Free download of Universal Gcode Sender 1.0.4, size
fpcconvert is a lightweight application designed to provide you with a simple method for converting FPC files (generated by FreePCB) to HPGL or gcode format.
fpcconvert can perform drawing, milling, drilling and cutting operations and process the bottom or the top layer. It only runs using the command prompt window and it won't pose any
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Sprocketeer is a program created to generate gcode for cnc mills to cut sprockets.
Features/fixes over the original:
- Added metric conversion and metric gcode output option
- Added support for sprockets with more than 220 teeth
- Added the tool offset option for gcode
- Added a
Freeware download of Sprocketeer 2.0, size
Simple CAM program for creating RS274NGC gcode from vector format files like DXF CF2 PLT. Can be used with AXIS interface from EMC project. It's early alpha stage.
Freeware download of vec2ngc 0.1.0, size
A program to convert dxf CAD files to NIST compliant gcode for both 2d and 3d toolpaths. VPython is used for visualization of the toolpaths and the dxf library from pycad is used to read the dxf files.
dxf2nc 1.0 License - GNU General Public License (GPL)
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Intuwiz CNC can convert any personal computer with LPT (parallel) port into computer numerical control (CNC) system.Program can generate step/direction or direct phase outputs using RS-274D G-code (gcode).Application allows to use E-Stop, limit switches and backlash compensation.Intuwiz CNC has been used to control routers, lathes, mills, plasma
Free download of Intuwiz CNC 1.05, size
LazyCam is a beta-release free importer included with Mach3. It's purpose is to import standard dxf, cmx, and other file types to allow those that do not use CAM programs to more easily generate gcode to be run under Mach3.
The free edition of LazyCam that is included with Mach3 carries no cost. However, there is an optional PRO
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KCam Router/Mill software is designed to run low cost hobby CNC equipment. Program your paths using the built in gcode editor, or import DXF, NC, and PLT files.
Create signs and plates using your CAD software and import your work into KCam. Dual cutting depth allows for holes and outlines to be punched out after routing.
Free download of KELLYWARE KCam 4.0.56, size
Basic CNC Viewer is an interesting program with many features.
- Fast gcode parsing using Regular Expressions.
- Multiple viewports. 1-4
- Dynamic View manipulation.
- Selection [Picking].
- Tool number filter.
- Multiple machine configurations.
Freeware download of Basic CNC Viewer 1.0.21, size
Cut2D is an easy-to-use program that converts vector art into toolpaths. The program can be used by professional CNC machinists and also by novices and is applicable in a lot of machine-aided works, such as Model Engineering, Sign Making, Toy making, Woodworking, Model Aircraft parts and many others. Cut2D is based on a VCarve Pro technology and
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The Indexer Wizards presented here run as a stand-alone program. They produce gcode to be used with Mach3 or WinCNC and are designed to be used with a rotary axis, also called an indexer. They will easily allow you to create unique work pieces that are difficult to do in any other way.
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This is an open-source CAD/CAM system. Geometry uses both CSG (constructive solid geometry) and Brep. There is intelligent tool path generation. The robotic control generates both APT and gcode files. It will control 5axis and hexapod robots.
SomeCADCAM 1.0 License - GNU General Public License (GPL)
Freeware download of SomeCADCAM 1.0, size
EditCNC, the perfect companion to your CAD CAM software, includes many powerful features designed purely for CNC programming and editing, as well as the basic features you would expect from any editor of this quality, such as search and replace, multiple undo/redo, multiple open files, file size limited only by the capacity of your computer, etc.
Free download of EditCNC 220.127.116.11c, size
SimplyCam is a fully integrated 2d CAD / CAM system that can directly open, create, edit and save drawings in industry standard DXF format.SimplyCam also convert raster images (Bmp and Jpeg) to vector by drawing centerlines and outlines.SimplyCam allows to manipulate vector (Scale, Rotate, Mirror, Move, Offset), to create cad drawing with Line,
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Bmp2Cnc is a software that reads the file in bitmap format (Jpg or BMP with 32,24,16,8 or 1 bit/plane color).Bmp2Cnc also create an .STL file and an .DXF (only 3DFace entities) file for use in other CAD/CAM applications.Bmp2Cnc includes a great number of open post-processor such as:
Fanuc, Fadal, Haas, Heidehain, Siemens, Mach2/3,
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WinDNC is a very stable Windows-based product, originally developed in the early 90's, which provides an automated method for the storage and transfer of NC part programs. WinDNC is designed with an easily understood "point and pick" user interface which enables machine operators to quickly master the software. The selection of
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GReverser is the finest g code to cad geometry converter. If you have amada g code but no way of visually know what part it is, then you need GReverser, simple to use, in three simple steps you will be able to see the cad geometry of your g code file. Reversing steps: 1.-Set your system units (Inch or Metric) 2.-Describe the tools and add them to
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We are proud to introduce our fine full suite of computer cad cam programs and invite you to explore them all and find the one that best match your shop needs. The next cad cam programs are all dedicated to the engineering, design, manufacturing and production of sheet metal parts and g-code output for the nc punch press. GPuncher programming
Free download of GPuncher-Sheet Metal Programmer Software 2008, size
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A fully open source CNC project based around the arduino microcontroller, Ponoko (the world's easiest making system), and Sparkfun. Complete drawings, and assembly
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