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DeskProto is described as '3D CAM program (CAM = Computer Aided Manufacturing). It can import STL files from any 3D CAD program, calculate CNC toolpaths and then write NC program files for any brand of CNC milling machine, 3-axis, 4-axis or 5-axis' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to DeskProto for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Blender CAM, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DeskProto are jscut, PyCAM, CamBam and SprutCAM.

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DeskProto is a 3D CAM program (CAM = Computer Aided Manufacturing). It can import STL files from any 3D CAD program,...

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    Blender CAM

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender
    17 alternatives to Blender CAM 

    Blender CAM is an open source solution for artistic CAM - Computer aided machining - a g-code generation tool.

    Blender CAM is an add-on for the free open-source Blender 3d package.

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    • jscut

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      10 alternatives to jscut 

      A CAM in your browser! Convert your SVG files to CNC cutting paths with this tool.

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      PyCAM

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      17 alternatives to PyCAM 

      PyCAM is a toolpath generator for 3-axis CNC machining. It loads 3D models in STL format or 2D contour models from DXF or SVG files. The resulting GCode can be used with EMC2 or any other machine controller.

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      CamBam

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      11 alternatives to CamBam 

      CamBam is an application to create CAM files (gcode) from CAD source files or its own internal geometry editor. CamBam has many users worldwide, from CNC hobbyists to professional machinists and engineers.

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      SprutCAM

      • Windows
      18 alternatives to SprutCAM 

      The fast and easy way to create CNC or robot milling programs that let you get the very best from your machines.

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    • KrabzCAM

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      10 alternatives to KrabzCAM 

      KrabzCAM is a javascript-based web application for converting SVG files to gcode. It supports the basic 2D machining operations: pocket, profile, engrave and drilling. It features easy to learn user interface and is great for simple CNC tasks.

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      ECam

      15 alternatives to ECam 

      ECAM is a programming system for CNC lathes and machining centers. He combines features of CAD / CAM systems with typical features of conversational programming.

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    • MeshCAM

      • Windows
      9 alternatives to MeshCAM 

      GRZ Software makes CNC software for non-machinists. You can try our software for free for 30 days- no limitations!

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      SolidCAM

      • Windows
      16 alternatives to SolidCAM 

      The ‘Best-in-Class’ CAM Solution for Efficient & Profitable CNC-Programming Inside Your CAD

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      Edgecam

      • Windows
      15 alternatives to Edgecam 

      Edgecam is a market leading computer aided manufacturing (CAM) system for NC part programming. With unparalleled ease of use and sophisticated toolpath generation, it’s the only CAM system you’ll need for milling, turning and mill-turn machining.

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