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Design Software

Software is what makes it all work. Here we'll talk about working with design software that lets you be creative and productive. Tips on using the ShopBot software that controls and interacts with your ShopBot is in the ShopBot Control software section

Design Software that is or has been supplied with the purchase of a ShopBot

This category covers CAD software that's used for precise "Engineering" type drawings like AutoCAD, as well as Graphic or Illustration software like CorelDraw that's used for more "artistic" work. This can be both 2d or 3d software.

This type of 3d software is more sculptural and freeform

This is software for creating toolpaths from drawings or models created in other programs, either 2d or 3d

Software that has both Design and Toolpathing capabilities

Software that serves one particular purpose...cabinetmaking, boatbuilding, etc

Programs that might not be used to create Part Files, but are useful in working with them.
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