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Mach3 CNC Control Software PC Windows Based-Open Architecture


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Quick Overview

Mach3 Software can be downloaded as a demo version.

MachMotion only sells Mach3 software along with our controls. Mach3 is a product from ArtSoft and can be purchased from their website: MachMotion does not offer stand alone licenses and does not provide free tech support for Mach3 software that is not on a MachMotion control.

Product Details

Artsoft has been in the CNC business since 2001. In this time, the Mach series of CNC software has evolved into the best available PC-based CNC software on the market. Not only is it extremely affordable to the hobbyist and industry alike, it is pioneering in it's features and continuing development. There are over 10,000 users of Mach who swear by its ease of use, great features, and outstanding support.


General Features
The Mach series of software was originally developed for the home hobbyist, but has quickly turned into one of the most versatile control packages for industrial use as well.
Basic Features & Functions
  • Converts a standard PC to a fully featured, 6-axis CNC controller
  • Visual Gcode display
  • Generates Gcode via LazyCam or Wizards
  • Fully customizable interface
  • Customizable M-Codes and Macros using VBscript
  • Spindle speed control
  • Multiple relay control
  • Manual pulse generation
  • Video display of machine
  • Touch screen ability
  • Full screen eligibility
  • Digitizing
  • Lathes
  • Mills
  • Routers
  • Lasers
  • Plasma
  • Engravers
  • Gear cutting
Wizards are "mini-programs" that extend the capabilities of Mach3. Wizards can be written by anybody and are designed to allow users to quickly perform routine or convenient operations without the need to have a pre-written GCode file. Included with Mach3 are free Wizards for such things as:
  • Gear cutting
  • Digitizing
  • Holes
  • Slots and keyways
  • Text engraving
  • Many standard shapes
  • Surfacing

Also available, for a fee, are the Mach3 Addons for Mill - a handy collection of wizards designed to minimize the time it takes to go from "start to part".

Licensing and Updating: In the past 4 years, Artsoft has freely updated all previous versions of Mach for its customers. This policy still remains today. Any current version of Mach will be free to update for the duration of its development.
Minimal Software Requirements:
  • Windows 2000/XP Operating System
  • 1Ghz CPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • Non-integrated Video Card with 32MB RAM
  • Basic Computer Skills (ability to copy/rename files, browse directories, etc)
Support: PDF manuals and training videos are available. Technical support is available via the Forum or though their Yahoo users group, allowing the entire community to contribute to, and benefit from, the solutions.

Support Links:

Notice: MachMotion only supports Mach3 when installed on our systems. You will have to use the support links above for more support.

Download a free trial version of Mach3

Notice: This is a demo download only.

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