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Mastercam Alternatives for Mac

Mastercam is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is MoI - Moment of Inspiration. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Ink/Stitch or Embroidermodder. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Mastercam and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Mastercam are Blender CAM, PyCAM and DeskProto.

Mastercam alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Prototyping Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Mastercam.
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    MoI - Moment of Inspiration

    • Mac
    • Windows

    MoI’s sleek intuitive UI blends a fluid easy workflow with powerful tools, making it the perfect choice for someone who has been frustrated with the complexity of existing CAD tools.

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    Ink/Stitch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Inkscape

    An Inkscape extension for designing machine embroidery patterns.

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    Embroidermodder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    Embroidermodder is a free machine embroidery software program which allows editing, scaling, and translating sewing machine embroidery files to a variety of formats. It allows the user to add custom modifications to their embroidery designs.

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    Embroidermodder runs on all major operating systems.
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    Blender CAM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender

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

    ⚫︎ PortableBlender CAM can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    PyCAM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    DeskProto

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DeskProto is a 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.

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