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LinuxCNC (the Enhanced Machine Control) Alternatives

LinuxCNC (the Enhanced Machine Control) is described as 'LinuxCNC controls CNC machines. It can drive milling machines, lathes, 3D printers, laser cutters, plasma cutters, robot arms, hexapods, and more' and is an app. There are seven alternatives to LinuxCNC (the Enhanced Machine Control) for Windows. The best alternative is UCCNC, which is free. Other great apps like LinuxCNC (the Enhanced Machine Control) are Mach3, ECam, SolidCAM and Mach4.

This page was last updated Mar 17, 2021
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  • Linux

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  1. UCCNC

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    The UCCNC is a machine control software. It uses and external hardware to generate signals to

  2. Mach3

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Mach3 is very popular among the Hobby CNC community. Artsoft produces Mach3 software and has been around for some time. This software can be used as a fully functional CNC control or used as a CNC simulator for training, learning or testing CNC programs.



  3. ECam

    • Windows

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

  4. SolidCAM

    • Windows

    SolidCAM – The Leading Integrated CAM Solution with the Amazing iMachining Technology

  5. Mach4

    • Windows

    Mach4 is our newest version of CNC motion control software. Mach4 was written from the ground up to be expandable, flexible, and extremely responsive for use with very large files.

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  6. Edgecam

    • Windows

    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.

  7. Mastercam

    • Windows

    Mastercam is the most widely used CAM software worldwide* and remains the program of choice among CNC programmers. Mastercam Mill is the next generation of our popular program, delivering the most comprehensive milling package with powerful new toolpaths and techniques.

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