Compare Vectric's Software Range

cut2d desktop
Cut2d Desktop WIngspar

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
  • Maximum job size 24” x 24”
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
  • Unlimited job and toolpath size
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. VCarve Desktop edition is designed for small CNC machines and is 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
  • 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
  • Maximum job size 24” x 24”
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. VCarve Pro edition gives you 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
  • 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
  • Unlimited job and toolpath size
Vectric Aspire
Aspire 3D modelling example

Aspire gives you all of the functionality of VCarve Pro but adds 3D design tools to enable you to create your own 3D reliefs. Aspire’s unique 3D component modeling coupled with the comprehensive set of 2D design & editing tools make it easy to work with existing 2D data or imported 3D models and gives you the ability to create parts from scratch.

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
  • Single Sided, Double Sided & Wrapped Rotary Job Types
  • Comprehensive set of 3D Modeling Tools
  • Interactive Model Sculpting Mode
  • Extensive set of Model Editing Tools
  • 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 & Simulate Toolpaths
  • Toolpath Templates & Job Sheets
  • + FREE 2D + 3D Clipart worth $5000

More Vectric Software

Vectric Cut3D

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

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.

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