Convert files to G-code

How to Convert to G-Code – The Ultimate Guide

Convert files to G-code

1.0 Introduction In this ultimate guide for converting files to g-code, we will delve in-depth to the raster and vector file types that you can convert to G-code. We will discover how CNC machinists can further expand the files suitable for…

Convert SVG to G-code

How to Convert SVG to G-code

Convert SVG to G-code

G-code is a programming language with which users control machines such as laser cutters, pen plotters, and 3D printers, just to mention a few. Thus, anyone looking to create a 2D or 3D object from a virtual design or model must…

Convert DWG to G-code

How to Convert DWG to G-Code

Convert DWG to G-code

If you are a regular user of machining tools and 3D printers, you may already know that they cannot read or interpret the DWG file format. This is despite the fact that DWG is a popular format used in the computer-aided…

Convert OBJ to G-code

How to Convert OBJ to G-code

Convert OBJ to G-code

The OBJ file format has become a vital part of 3D printing. It offers several advantages over its more popular alternative, the STL file format. Some of these advantages include support for color and texture as well as better quality 3D…

cnc machine cutting metal. Convert stl to g-code

How to Convert STL to G-Code

cnc machine cutting metal. Convert stl to g-code

3D printing and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining are some of the most popular processes. While the former is an additive method in that it involves adding molten material in layers to form a physical 3D model, the latter is subtractive….

converting multiple file formats to dxf

How to Convert to DXF – The Ultimate Guide

converting multiple file formats to dxf

1.0 Introduction The maxim ‘sharing is caring’ features heavily in a collaborative work environment. That the DXF format exists is a true testament to the popular saying, which, though used in informal settings, bears much weight professionally. In the DXF files,…

image wih different file types on it

How to Convert to DWG – The Ultimate Guide

image wih different file types on it

1. Introduction Technical drawings – whether they be architectural plans, electrical schematics, GIS maps, fire safety plans, aerospace drawings, or any other such drawings – can often arrive in an array of different file formats. Source formats could include raster images…

convert svg to dxf

How to Convert SVG to DXF

convert svg to dxf

Web-friendliness of file formats – in terms of the file size – is a key consideration for web developers, particularly because loading large file sizes usurps a lot of resources. Furthermore, when the file format is not impacted by magnification or…

Convert DWF to DWG

How to Convert DWF to DWG

Convert DWF to DWG

Autodesk is no stranger to developing and releasing file formats that enable designers and engineers to share design files. In 1982, the software giant launched the open-source DXF (Drawing Interchange File) format that was primarily intended to help designers share designs…

DGN to DWG file conversion

How to Convert DGN to DWG

DGN to DWG file conversion

In order to seamlessly convert DGN to DWG, you must consider whether the software you are using is ‘trusted’ by AutoCAD. What do we mean by this? A software application’s ability to facilitate the conversion of a particular file format to…

SVG file converted to DWG file

How to Convert SVG to DWG

SVG file converted to DWG file

Popular image formats such as JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and BMP have one prominent, albeit undesirable, characteristic: their resolution is affected by magnification/zooming. Thus, drawings or photos saved using these raster formats sometimes become distorted upon scaling, resulting in images that may…

Matterport Capture Basics - White building with blue sky

Matterport Capture Basics | Getting Started

Matterport Capture Basics - White building with blue sky

The world is home to over one billion active iPhones (as of 2021) and more than three billion active Android users (as of May 2021). For Matterport, a company that helps its clients to create 3D virtual twins of various types…

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Matterport Cameras Compared | Which Camera Should I Use?

matterport cameras compared, blue green red pink graphics

Matterport is as much a 3D virtual tours software provider as it is a hardware developer and seller. Its hardware offerings include the Pro series 3D camera, currently in its second iteration, and a motorized mount, which enables mobile phone users…