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VCarve Desktop

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  • VCarve Desktop


VCarve Desktop provides a powerful but intuitive software solution for creating and cutting parts on a CNC Router. VCarve Desktop gives you the power to produce complex 2D patterns with profile, pocket, drill and inlay toolpaths, plus gives you the ability to create designs with v-carving textures as well as import and machine unlimited Vectric 3D clipart or single model files. The ‘Desktop’ edition is designed for small CNC machines, aimed at hobby or non-production environments. It can only output G-Code for toolpaths no greater than 24” x 24”. If you need to to create projects bigger than 24" x 24 please look into this other solutions from Vectric: VCarve Pro / Aspire

Key Strengths of VCarve Desktop

  • VCarve Desktop can import 2D designs from other programs but also provides a full set of drawing and editing tools.
  • The toolpath options cover all typical 2D routing operations such as Profiling, Pocketing, Auto-Inlays and Drilling as well as 2.5D strategies such as V-Carving, Prism carving, Moulding Toolpaths, Fluting and even a decorative Texturing strategy.
  • For 3D you can Rough and Finish the model and there are options to project 2D and 2.5D toolpaths onto the 3D surface.

What is Included

        • Vectric VCarve Desktop License v10 – Download
        • Free update for any major version updates for the first year.
        • Minor updates are always included.
        • *License code will be delivered via email within 1 hour in most cases.(Not including weekends and holidays)
        • ** Software is non-refundable - Try before you buy here
        • *** Windows Only (OSX with a Windows VM)

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3 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Cory R. on May 7th 2020

    I'm new to CNC so I've been poking around at options and I absolutely enjoy VCarve Desktop. I made the mistake of not catching it had a size limit, so I'll be upgrading to keep using the platform. Very intuitive.

  • 5
    V-Carve Desktop

    Posted by Tim on Sep 30th 2019

    This software came highly recommended from friends that already own CnC's. I downloaded the trial first and it is very easy to use. I can't swing (or really justify) the Pro version now but will in the future. Easy to use, easy to understand and very powerful. Spits out ready to use g-code. Highly recommend!

  • 5
    VCarve Desktop

    Posted by Albert Drew on Jul 1st 2019

    Hey guys , this is a really great product for OpenBuilds to offer, lots of KOOL features taking your designs to another level..

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