Why Upgrade to V9.5
We are delighted to announce the release of v9.5 - a FREE update for all v9 customers.
As of today, everyone running v9 on a computer with internet access will see an update notification in the top right-hand corner of its main window. Simply click on the notification link, log in to your V&Co account and download the full installer for the latest v9.5 features including; rotary job support, picture editing & cropping, helical arc support, in-place text editing and transformations and online clipart access.
If you run Vectric software on a computer without internet access, you can still access your account and download the installer from any other internet enabled computer by visiting the V&Co site directly (portal.vectric.com) using your web browser.
Rotary Job Support
Create Rotary projects and visualise your job in a wrapped enviroment. (*Aspire & VCarve only)
Picture Editing & Cropping
Change the contrast, brightness and the gamma of your imported bitmaps
Helical Arc Support
Output helical arcs in a way that your machine understands. Makes for smoother cuts & smaller files
Online Clipart Access
Visualise the clipart you are entitled to and download the pieces you want. Aspire & VCarve
Choose your package to find out more about the new features in V9.5
Perfect for the hobbyists, Cut2D Pro gives you the power to produce complex 2D patterns with profile, pocket, drill and inlay toolpaths. With unlimited job and toolpath size, true shape nesting & job set-up sheets.
Making the move to 3D? VCarve Pro brings the third dimension under your control with the ability to import and toolpath a single 3D model. With unlimited job and toolpath size, true shape nesting & job set-up sheets.
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.
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 ‘maker’ environments.
Which do I choose, Desktop or Pro?
- 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
- No Size Limit
- True Shape Nesting
- Merging Toolpaths
- Toolpath Templates
- Gadget Scripting/Automation
- Job Setup Sheets
Need more help to decide? Here's a breakdown
|Functionality||Cut2D Desktop||Cut2D Pro||VCarve Desktop||VCarve Pro||Aspire||Cut3D||PhotoVCarve|
|3D Toolpath Preview|
|Realistic multicolor 3D Toolpath Preview|
|Tile Toolpaths to cut in smaller parts|
|2D Design Drawing Tools|
|2D Machining Profile/Pocket Drill/Inlay|
|Image Tracing / Vectorization|
|2 Sided Machining|
|MultiSided Machining||Manual||Manual||Manual||Manual||Manual||Semi Auto|
|Cut parts larger than 24"x24" without tiling|
|Toolpath Templates and Toolpath Merging|
|True Shape Nesting|
|2.5D VCarving / Engrave|
|Prism Machining / Texture Toolpath / Fluting|
|Mirror Mode Components|
|Import/Assemble Vectric Clip Art (V3M)||Single Model|
|Import 3rd party 3D Models (STL, OBJ, etc.)||Single Model||Single Model||Single Model|
|Import SketchUp 3D Models (SKP)||Single Model||Single Model|
|3D Model Slicing|
|3D Modeling & Sculpting|
|Photo V-Groove Machining|