Compare Vectric's Software Range

Cut2D Desktop Cut2D Desktop Wing Spa

Cut2D Desktop gives you the power to produce complex 2D patterns with profile, pocket, drill and inlay toolpaths. The Desktop edition is designed for small CNC machines, aimed at hobby or non-production environments.

Key Features

  • Ability to import 2D vector files and bitmap images
  • Complete set of 2D Design and Layout Tools
  • 2D Toolpaths: Profiling, Pocketing, Drilling, Inlays and Quick Engraving
  • Ability to simulate the toolpaths
Cut2D Pro Avalon Nameplate

Cut2D Pro gives you all the functionality of Cut2D Desktop plus unlimited job and toolpath size, true shape nesting & job set-up sheets, ideally suited to a production environment.

Key Features

  • Ability to import 2D vector files and bitmap images
  • Complete set of 2D Design and Layout Tools
  • 2D Toolpaths: Profiling, Pocketing, Drilling, Inlays and Quick Engraving
  • Support for add-on gadgets
  • Ability to Merge Toolpaths
  • Toolpath Templates & Job Sheets
  • Ability to simulate the toolpaths
VCarve Desktop VCarve Desktop Bullshead Example

VCarve Desktop gives you all the functionality of Cut2D Desktop plus the ability to create designs with VCarving, textures as well as the ability to import and machine unlimited Vectric 3D clipart or single model files

Key Features

  • Ability to import 2D vector files and bitmap images
  • Complete set of 2D Design and Layout Tools
  • Import single 3D model files (STL, OBJ, 3DM, SKP etc.)
  • Import multiple Vectric 3D clipart files
  • 2D Toolpaths: Profiling, Pocketing, Drilling, Inlays and Quick Engraving
  • 2.5D Toolpaths: V-Carving, Prism Carving, Mouldings, Textures & Fluting
  • 3D Machining
  • Ability to simulate the toolpaths
  • + FREE 2D + 3D Clipart worth $2000
VCarve Pro VCarving Example

VCarve Pro gives you all the functionality of Cut2D Pro plus the ability to create designs with VCarving, textures as well as the ability to import and machine unlimited Vectric 3D clipart or single model files

Key Features

  • Ability to import 2D vector files and bitmap images
  • Complete set of 2D Design and Layout Tools
  • Import single 3D model files (STL, OBJ, 3DM, SKP etc.)
  • Import multiple Vectric 3D clipart files
  • 2D Toolpaths: Profiling, Pocketing, Drilling, Inlays and Quick Engraving
  • 2.5D Toolpaths: V-Carving, Prism Carving, Mouldings, Textures & Fluting
  • 3D Machining
  • Support for add-on gadgets
  • Ability to Merge Toolpaths
  • Toolpath Templates & Job Sheets
  • Ability to simulate the toolpaths
  • + FREE 2D + 3D Clipart worth $2000
Aspire Aspire 3D modelling example

Aspire fully realises the potential of your imagination. There’s no limit to what you can produce. Aspire adds 3D design tools to enable you to design & develop your own creative masterpiece.

Key Features

  • Ability to import 2D vector files and bitmap images
  • Complete set of 2D Design and Layout Tools
  • Import multiple 3D model files (STL, OBJ, 3DM, SKP etc.)
  • Import multiple Vectric 3D clipart files
  • 3D Modeling & Sculpting
  • 2D Toolpaths: Profiling, Pocketing, Drilling, Inlays and Quick Engraving
  • 2.5D Toolpaths: V-Carving, Prism Carving, Mouldings, Textures & Fluting
  • 3D Machining
  • Support for add-on gadgets
  • Ability to Merge Toolpaths
  • Toolpath Templates & Job Sheets
  • Ability to simulate the toolpaths
  • + FREE 2D + 3D Clipart worth $5000

Which do I choose, Desktop or Pro?

Desktop

  • 24" x 24" work area limit
  • No Nesting/Plate Layout
  • No Toolpath Templates or Merging Toolpaths
  • No Gadget Scripting/Automation
  • No Job Set-up Sheets

Pro

  • No Size Limit
  • True Shape Nesting
  • Merging Toolpaths
  • Toolpath Templates
  • Gadget Scripting/Automation
  • Job Setup Sheets

More Vectric Software

Vectric Cut3D Logo

Cutting 3D models? This is what you need

Features & Benefits

  • 3D Model Making. CNC routing, engraving, milling
  • Rapid Prototyping. New product designs
  • Sign Making. Adding dimensional elements to signs
  • Layer control, Guide lines, Snap Grid
  • Wood Carving. Custom fireplaces, door panels
Vectric PhotoVCarve Logo

Turn your photos into beautiful carvings

Features & Benefits

  • PhotoVCarve creates lines of grooves that vary in width and depth to represent the detail in a photo
  • Lithophanes are 3D photographs that when back lit transform into stunning 3D pictures.
  • PhotoVCarve automatically converts a grayscale image into a 3D height map that can then be carved.

Need more help to decide? Here's a breakdown

Key Features Cut2D Desktop Cut2D Pro VCarve Desktop VCarve Pro Aspire Cut3D PhotoVCarve
DATA IMPORT
Import 2D Drawing Files (DXF, DWG, EPS, AI, PDF, SVG)
Import Image Files (BMP, JPG, GIF, TIF, PND, JPEG)
Import SketchUp 3D Models (SKP) Single Model Single Model
Import 3rd party 3D Models (STL, OBJ, etc.) Single Model Single Model Single Model
Import/Assemble Vectric Clip Art (V3M) Single Model
DESIGN
2D Design Drawing Tools
Image Tracing/Vectorization
True Shape Nesting
MODELLING
3D Model Slicing
Mirror Mode 3D Components
3D Modeling
3D Sculpting
Lithophane Creation
MACHINING
2D Machining Profile/Pocket Drill/Inlay
2.5D VCarving/Engraving
2.5D Textured Toolpaths
2.5D Fluting Toolpath/Prism Machining
2.5D Moulding Toolpath
2 Sided Machining
4 Sided Machining Manual Flip Manual Flip Manual Flip Manual Flip Manual Flip Semi Auto
3D Raster & Offset Finishing
3D Toolpath Preview
Tile Toolpaths to cut large models in sections
Wrapped Rotary Axis Support
Toolpath Templates and Toolpath Merging
Photo V-Groove Machining Manual
Cut parts larger than 24"x24" without tiling
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