Tooling for the woodworking industry

Advanced software options

VCarve Pro

VCarve Pro is a complete solution for advanced 2D and 2.5D CNC routing. It has a comprehensive set of 2D vector design tools and large variety of toolpath strategies including profiling, pocketing, drilling, v-carving, texturing and many more. VCarve Pro’s balance of affordable power and simplicity makes it our most popular program. VCarve Pro is used by everyone from hobby craftsmen, through professional woodworkers, sign makers and other CNC Router based businesses.


For people who don't require design tools and only need basic toolpath strategies like profile, pocket and drilling, we offer Cut2D. This very easy to use product will let you import design files from another software program, make basic edits to them and apply simple 2D toolpaths. It has the same intuitive interface and 3D toolpath preview as VCarve Pro but does not have the advanced toolpath options or specialist toolpath strategies.


Cut3D lets you quickly and easily create toolpaths to carve free-form 3D parts modelled in another 3D design program. It utilizes a simple wizard-based interface but includes important options to help hold the part while it’s being carved and to allow you to cut it in slices or machine from multiple sides. Cut3D is a great solution for cutting 3D on your CNC if you are using 3D clipart or have a 3D design package to create the 3D geometry you want to machine. Cut3D does not include any design or modelling functionality.

The table below summarizes what each of the Vectric software products are used for:


3D Modelling

3D Machining

True Shape Nesting

Wrapped Rotary Toolpaths

Multi sided 3D Machining

2D Design & Drawing Tools

2D Machining Basic

2D Machining Advanced

VCarving & 3D Engrave

Lithophane & grayscale Machining

Photo Machining

Aspire X X X X   X X X X X  
VCarve Pro     X X   X X X X    
Cut3D   X     X            
Cut2D             X        
PhotoVCarve                   X X


Minimum System Requrements

All Vectric products are only supported on Windows 7, Vista and XP.

The recommended minimum hardware specifications are:

PhotoVCarve, Cut2D & Cut3D Aspire & VCarve Pro
1GHz Pentium 4 2GHz Pentium 4
Windows 7, 2000, XP, Vista Windows 7, Vista with 2Gb RAM
256 Mb RAM Windows XP & 2000 with 1Gb RAM
60 Mb Free disk space 60 Mb Disk space
1024 x 768 Graphics display 1024 x 768 Graphics display

DVD drive required for Aspire


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Vectric Software Price List

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VCarve Pro






All 3 Bundle – VCarve Pro, PhotoVCarve and Cut3D






                                           Prices do not include VAT or shipping charges

Aspire and VCarve Pro licenses are packaged in a DVD case that contains:

Installation CD / DVD, Video tutorials and PDF documents & User guide

Aspire also comes with 50 free 3D clipart models

Cut2D, Cut3D & PhotoCarve licenses are packaged in a slim plastic CD case that contains:

Installation CD, Video tutorials and PDF documents

Warranty: Customers receive free updates for 1 year from the date of purchasing.

Note: Customers must register their license details with Vectric to receive free updates to newer versions released in the 12 months after they purchase