Latest version: 18.104.22.168
To update eCut - download latest version and install.
New route optimizer methods: nearest to path, manual mode.
Example in Youtube
Finally you can set minimum distance to zero. But if tolerance will be bigger then minimum distance - you may have little intersections.
New edge roll method - with notch on edge.
Read more information about how to use this feature on this page:
How to create edge roll with notches.
And some fixes in nesting and variables functions
New cropmarks for Versa and Simple1 for summa.
Now you can set rows and columns count in contour cutting feature
Hot-wire cutter feature now can create helpers on each side
New commands for Creation PCUT cutters that do not freeze plotter
CM in cassete feature
Nesting function can now rotate everything on 180deg.
Route optimizer can change first point of each path near to its corner.
Rectangle nesting can now fix angle to prevent rotation of shapes
Nodes editor can now process inner corners with dog-bone effect for finger-joint shapes
Fill holes with custom shape in nesting function
Added locks to signbox creator
New feature inside slice function - manual mode. Use it to create stencils or cut difficult shapes.
Hotwire cutter can cut shapes not node-to-node, now you can set any position on shape.
And some fixes.
New function - volume calculator
Added forms scaling for high resolution monitors (4K and more...).
Also new feature in CAD functions - auto dimensions:
In finger-joint box there are dividers now.
CorelDRAW 2018 support added
And some little fixes.
Some little fixed.
Cut/plot: - if your plotter can not pause while rolling down material - you can try to fix it by setting RollDownStep.
Search duplicates: now you can process each path of combined shape.
Search: you can now set size of object that you want to search (min and max width and height)
New version of signbox creator with new method.
And other fixes.
Many little fixes and improvements (LEDs, Cost, Plot)
Added CorelDRAW 2017 support And some fixes to same version.
Bridge creator can swap strokes now.
And some more features: barcode generator can make thicker lines, 64bit support improved, cut function updated.
New function was added: finger-joint shape
Also some fixes and addons in other functions:
Cut/plot - fixed sorting
Eyelets - all holes will be groped
Nesting - sorting is available in container now, efficiency output, now you can set time to process your shapes
Area - DM2 and CM2 was added
Route optimizer - new shapes will save some parents parameters
Some more fixes and enchantments in this functions:
Cost calculator, Rectangle nesting, True shape nesting, Multiply, Create carrier.
Many little fixes and improvement that was made for last months.
Weeding lines can create separate lines to separate text lines.
LEDs show how many diodes was created in status bar.
and many other fixes that was updated earlier...
For example - contour cutting feature:
UI scale fixed
New function - finger joint box creator.
You can use laser or CNC milling machine to create this boxes, function can compensate CNC tool diameter.
Also fixed bugs that could cause 64bit CorelDRAW error when processing very complex shapes.
Also search function was improved.
Some little fixes.
Nesting can create blocks in rows after nesting if they are not fitting to area.
Weeding lines can make lines smaller.
New cropmarks - circles with variable diameter.
Some little fixes.
Added new feature in route optimizer - "change first node". Allows eCut to find best point to start curve and decrease tool UP time.
Multiply has "Fix angle" feature to block rotation of original shape.
In Variables new delimiter was added to import filter - ','.
New feature - route optimization.
New effect - place(fit) shapes along curve
New feature in TIME function.
Nodes redraw updated in hotwire cutting feature.
New function is used to construct a single path for cutting foam (and similar materials) on specialized machines with hot wire.
Also, very useful will be new feature from CAD-functions : Node extension.
Also Remove dup. edges was updated - now it more faster and stable.
Edge roll function was updated.
LEDs function was updated. Now eCut will place more diodes on curve.
Now you can select reference point when placing diodes on curve (or fill). It can be center or edge of diode.
Also Italian UI language was added.
Nesting function was updated.
New parameter: Edge padding.
Allows you to set empty space between nested objects and sheet boundbox.
Also "Page margins" was renamed to "Reduce sheet size"
Several small but useful updates:
DXF export now works better with autocad.
Now, if document scaled, you'll see message about it. Because eCut works only with real coordinates.
The most useful- nesting. Added (as before) the height of the resulting output block. And the unused area will be crossed out.
And now you can select best result from list. You can make several attempts and select best using arrows on form, nesting will save them all.
Also, later, was added button that allows you to select best nesting result according to blocks height.
Several fixes and features innovations in pricing. Added a button that allows you to collect data in a single window with multiple files.
Function variables can now generate a specified number of rows, allowing you to add the line automatically if they are not enough.
And some little fixes
German language added.
Fillet function returned.
New cropmarks added - for eCOM contour cutting feature.
Some little updates in Plot and Cost functions.
In cost feature you can add new lines to active form.
New version of plugin is released!
New user interface, new functions, new power...
31.07.2014 - And some more...
25.07.2014 - time calculator updated
This feature allows you to find out how much time you need to process selected objects on plotter/cutter (or even CNC) .
Another words - it calculates machine time
This function has two window types: compact, here you can see only result time and can calculate cost.
And extended type: here you can specify coefficients to get better result and also you can see preview.
On preview image you can see where cutter will work slower or faster: dark shapes slower, lighter - faster.
Time calculator can show good result for Roland cutters (SPEED = 40sm/s NORMAL), but using coefficients you can get good result for most cutters.
22.07.2014 - Weeding lines feature updated.
now it is faster and has new method.
This update for those, who does not see this button:
Now you can click right mouse button on "Print" and get this PopUp menu
Curve linker can close opened paths automatically.
01.04.2014 - CorelDRAW X7 supported!
Curve linker feature updated. In past in CorelDRAW X6 there was bugs - now everything is OK.
And main news!
Now eCut can ask for a test period by himself - without need to go on my site.
New option in SIGNBOX CREATER
Also new feature for laser owners - show "holes".
Carrier function updated - now you can fix intersections.
Also cropmarks creator can add filename into cropmarks area.
Now Cut/Plot function allows you to select sheet size from COrelDRAW list. Also "Create boundbox" feature can set angle size. And "Slice" function can delete edges after cutting.
And new effect - puzzle creator!
New effect - Fill with circles. See how it works here:
Edge roll feature updated! Now you can specify material width.
Now testing time, and you can launch old and new function - as you wish.
Print/Cut and CropMarks function updated. SummaCut marks added (Mimaki and Summa marks are very similar).
Create BoudBox feature can create little angles instead rectangles. Some advantages was made in nesting and create signbox functions.|
Some little advantages. And new Area function interface.
Corel DESIGNER X6 is supported now - for more details contact me...
Some little changes in nesting function - now BIG objects will be placed fine at the edge of document.
Find Intersection feature now can process segments inside one subpath. But neighboring segments are not processed, because they always intersects in common point.
Main features was added to Sign box creator:
1. Wall mounts added.
2. Two new methods for building facade.
3. Also you can launch previous version of this function (eCutR5 124 ).
Also cost function now can calculate sheet as area.
And some little improvements!
Great news!!! eCut for CorelDRAW X6 64bit is available now!!!
Also some little fixes was made in Plot, Nesting and Cassette-creator functions.
And also I've made new eCut panel for CorelDRAW - all functions are available in it.
New feature for cassette maker - automatic holes on 2nd pass edge for riveter
Another new method for composite box creator.
Now it can make composite box for 3 tools: 90 degree V-tool, flat bottom V-tool and profile cutter.
New cassette method added.
Great and very powerful function for exporting shapes to DXF format - it creates very smooth arcs and polylines
New function - "Replace"
Four new functions added!
For more info see main page
Three new functions added!
For more info see main page
Fixed little bugs
Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:00
New SLICE function allows user to slice objects, two methods are available:
1. simple grid
2. slice using gidelines
Friday, 21 October 2011 00:00
Little Plot function update.
New button allows you to see big preview!
Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00
New little and useful function!
This function delete duplicated edges - very useful for CNC machines
Also eCOM updated - DELAY was added for chines cutters
Thursday, 06 October 2011 00:00
New little and useful function!
This function allow user to separate curves for cutting.
Also weeding lines function updated!
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00
Added new function.
This PrintCut function allows user to create files for printing and cutting on Roland GX cutters.
If you want to add You marks to this function - contact developer, I'll help ...
Thursday, 18 August 2011 00:00
1. Site link in "About" window
2. Updated search outline function - select one object, launch function and this object will be original
3. In plot function if objects are outside page - they'll be marked with thick outline
4. Fixed plot function "optimized" output
5. Some small bugs...
Monday, 20 June 2011 00:00
Added new ability to plot function
Now you can make plot function to collect statistics!
Thursday, 14 April 2011 00:00
Allows you to create edge roll
Useful when making big letters.
Thursday, 07 April 2011 00:00
Added new method to create cassete.
In new method hole will be created on the edge.
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 00:00
Plot function can show UP way of knife!
To do it press button 'Knife Way' under preview and you'll see how it will be....
Thursday, 03 February 2011 06:09
New 8 functions added as effect function:
Shadow, extrude and etc...
Friday, 21 January 2011 00:00
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 00:00
New feature in nesting function!
You can now specify the object, which will be the container for other shapes!
To do this - select all shapes you want to nest and after that select container (container-shape must be selected last) and all shapes that you selected will be placed inside the shape-container!
Tuesday, 04 May 2010 00:00
1. New fillet option is available now:
- Inside only (eCut)
- Outside only (eCut)
With this features eCut will analyze hole shape (Enrote method process only single subpaths) and apply opposite method to interior subpath from chosen outside process.
Friday, 23 April 2010 00:00
1. Fillet function can be called through macroses!
To do it You have to add this lines to Your macros:
Public Declare Function eCutR3 Lib "c:\eCut\eCut14r2.dll" (ByVal f As Integer) As Integer
Public Sub FilletFunction()
This is for CorelDRAW X4 version!
If You have another version of CorelDRAW - You have to change 'eCut14r2.dll'. For example for CorelDRAW X3 - 'eCut13r2.dll' and etc.
Thursday, 22 April 2010 00:00
1. Neon fillet has own dialog window.
Uncheck 'force' if You have problems with fillet.
Wednesday, 21 April 2010 00:00
1. All changes was made in NEON function.
2. New Fillet algorithm - now it easy to fillet any bazier curve.
3. All tubes it bezier now (was lines)
4. New features - auto-separate, auto-doubleback and etc.
5. Still in beta - can be errors.
Thursday, 08 April 2010 03:18
1. Added 360 angle lock in nesting function.
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 08:31
1. Added ability to launch help file when pressing 'F1' button.
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 05:33
1. Nesting module do not changes color model of fill and outline.
Tuesday, 06 April 2010 03:22
1. Corel X4, X5 Neon bug - no doubleback creating.
2. Added 2nd algorithm of central line for X4,X5.
Monday, 05 April 2010 00:00
1. Fixed BIG bug in Cut/Plot function for Corel X4 and X5 (Corel freezed)
2. Fixed bug in nesting with color converting. Now if You do not use 'divide by color' then eCut do not convert colors to RGB model.
Monday, 15 March 2010 05:32
New version of eCut is available now!
1. New UI in all functions.
2. Very stable nesting and more faster.
3. Cut/Plot function can output by color.
4. Cost function can sort blocks by color name.
5. Neon and LED function can create central line of objects, and since X4 there is two algorithms for Central line (eCut and CorelDRAW)
6. Escape any window with 'ESC' button.
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