Software

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Some of our tools require design or operating software to use. The following free or open source software is available online. Note that many of these products offer enhanced, paid premium versions.

3D Printing / CAD/CAM/CNC

Desktop Apps

Browser-based

Control Software

  • RDWorks (for the laser cutter/engraver)
    • Online link has been removed. The software is available to members in a pinned post in the #laser channel on Slack.
  • ThunderLaser (for the laser cutter/engraver)
    • This is what we are currently using, replacing RDWorks
  • LaserWorks (for the laser cutter/engraver)
  • LightBurn (for the laser cutter/engraver; trial version available)
  • Repetier (for the 3D printers)
  • Mach3 (for the CNC router) - free "demo" mode
  • SCAL Pro (for the vinyl cutter) - free "trial" mode

See also Classroom Software - 2D and 3D

2D Drawing

See also Classroom Software - 2D and 3D

Electronics

See also Classroom Software - Electronics, Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Other

Audio Production

See also Classroom Software - Audio/Video Playback and Production

Video Production

See also Classroom Software - Audio/Video Playback and Production