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-All software below either knows how to interface withor how to generate g-code forSmoothieware.+All software below either knows how to interface with (or how to generate g-codefor Smoothieware. 
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 +==== 3D Printing ====
  
-==== 3D Printing 
 * [[http://slic3r.org/|Slic3r]] - 3D printing slicer * [[http://slic3r.org/|Slic3r]] - 3D printing slicer
 * [[https://ultimaker.com/en/products/software|Cura]] - 3D printing slicer and host. * [[https://ultimaker.com/en/products/software|Cura]] - 3D printing slicer and host.
 +* [[http://prusacontrol.org/|Prusa Control]] - A beginner-friendly interface for the Slic3r engine. 
 * [[http://www.pronterface.com/|Pronterface]] - 3D printing host. See the guide on the Wiki : [[Pronterface]] * [[http://www.pronterface.com/|Pronterface]] - 3D printing host. See the guide on the Wiki : [[Pronterface]]
 * [[https://github.com/minad/3delta|3Delta Printer Control]] - 3D printing host especially suited for delta printers. * [[https://github.com/minad/3delta|3Delta Printer Control]] - 3D printing host especially suited for delta printers.
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 * [[https://www.simplify3d.com/|Simplify3D]] - Closed source 3D printing slicer and host. On the wiki : [[Simplify3D]]  * [[https://www.simplify3d.com/|Simplify3D]] - Closed source 3D printing slicer and host. On the wiki : [[Simplify3D]] 
 * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use web control interface ( Host ) * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use web control interface ( Host )
 +* [[https://github.com/wolfmanjm/kivy-smoothie-host|Smoopi]] - Host specifically written for Smoothieware, runs on rpi with touch screen or a desktop.
  
-==== CNC +==== CNC ==== 
-* [[https://github.com/vlachoudis/bCNC/wiki|bCNC]] - Open-Source CNC host with great preview and other operations. Set machine type to smoothie, and add <kbd>grbl_mode true</kbd> to your smoothie config (**Note**: You must update to the latest version of Smoothieware to ensure compatibility with bCNC).+ 
 +* [[https://github.com/vlachoudis/bCNC/wiki|bCNC]] - On the wiki: [[bCNC]] Open-Source CNC host with great preview and other operations. Set machine type to smoothie, and add <kbd>grbl_mode true</kbd> to your smoothie config or even better use the firmware-cnc.bin build of smoothieware (**Note**: You must update to the latest version of Smoothieware to ensure compatibility with bCNC).
 * [[http://openscam.org/|OpenSCAM.org]] - Open-Source Simulation & Computer Aided Machining (Free 3-axis CNC Simulator which understands G-Code) * [[http://openscam.org/|OpenSCAM.org]] - Open-Source Simulation & Computer Aided Machining (Free 3-axis CNC Simulator which understands G-Code)
 * [[https://github.com/cncjs/cncjs|CNC.js]] - Open-Source CNC host with lots of features, running in your browser. * [[https://github.com/cncjs/cncjs|CNC.js]] - Open-Source CNC host with lots of features, running in your browser.
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 * [[http://pycam.sourceforge.net/|PyCAM]] - Open-Source CAM software. * [[http://pycam.sourceforge.net/|PyCAM]] - Open-Source CAM software.
 * [[http://jscut.org|jscut]] - Open-Source in-browser CAM software. * [[http://jscut.org|jscut]] - Open-Source in-browser CAM software.
-* [[http://www.cambam.info/|CamBam]] - Closed-Source, but cheap and feature-full CAM software. Widely used by hobbyists.+* [[http://www.cambam.info/|CamBam]] - Closed-Source, but cheap and feature-full CAM software. Widely used by hobbyists. [[https://youtu.be/rV8zeE9s7xs|Video Tutorial]]
 * [[http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview|Fusion360]] - Closed-source CAM with very advanced features, free for hobby/fablab/small business. * [[http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview|Fusion360]] - Closed-source CAM with very advanced features, free for hobby/fablab/small business.
-* [[https://github.com/winder/Universal-G-Code-Sender/issues/204#issuecomment-236443875|Universal Gcode Sender]] Host program 
 * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use web control interface ( Host ) * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use web control interface ( Host )
 * [[https://grid.space/kiri|Kiri:Moto by Grid.Space]] - Free web based toolpath generator with support for FDM, Laser Cutting and CNC Milling.   * [[https://grid.space/kiri|Kiri:Moto by Grid.Space]] - Free web based toolpath generator with support for FDM, Laser Cutting and CNC Milling.  
 * [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|V-carve]] is compatible if using [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|this post-processor]]. * [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|V-carve]] is compatible if using [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|this post-processor]].
 * [[http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Software|More links at ShapeOko.com]]. * [[http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Software|More links at ShapeOko.com]].
 +* [[https://github.com/wolfmanjm/kivy-smoothie-host|Smoopi]] - Host specifically written for Smoothieware, runs on rpi with touch screen or a desktop.
 +* [[http://flatcam.org/|FlatCAM]] - CAM software for working with PCB design milling
 +* [[http://www.securetech-ns.ca/Help/Tux-Plotv4.5.pdf|Tux Plot]] - A free general use CNC tool for small businesses
 +* [[https://github.com/Denvi/Candle|Candle]] - Open-Source Gcode sender for CNC mills, designed for GRBL but should work fine with Smoothie in grbl mode
 +* [[https://github.com/winder/Universal-G-Code-Sender/|Universal G-code Sender]] -  Set machine type to Smoothieware, and add <kbd>grbl_mode true</kbd> to your smoothie config or even better use the firmware-cnc.bin build of smoothieware (**Note**: You must update to the latest version of Smoothieware to ensure compatibility with UGS).
 +
 +==== Laser ====
  
-==== Laser 
 * [[http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?t=35|GCode plug-in for InkScape]] - Laser/CNC CAM : Output GCode from SVG files in [[http://inkscape.org/|Inkscape]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw8h0c5Vdw8|Video tutorial]]. * [[http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?t=35|GCode plug-in for InkScape]] - Laser/CNC CAM : Output GCode from SVG files in [[http://inkscape.org/|Inkscape]]. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw8h0c5Vdw8|Video tutorial]].
 * [[http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/visicut|Visicut]] - Full laser control application ( Host and CAM ), has Smoothieware interface. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbTTPkDEhOg&feature=autoshare|Video tutorial]].  * [[http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/visicut|Visicut]] - Full laser control application ( Host and CAM ), has Smoothieware interface. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbTTPkDEhOg&feature=autoshare|Video tutorial]]. 
-* [[https://github.com/LaserWeb/LaserWeb3/wiki|LaserWeb ]] - Web-based full laser control application ( Host and CAM ), use to generate GCode but not recommended to use as a streamer of rasters as they do not support streaming to smoothie properly and refuse to cooperate.+* [[https://github.com/LaserWeb/LaserWeb3/wiki|LaserWeb ]] - Web-based full laser control application ( Host and CAM ), use to generate GCode but not recommended to use as a streamer of rasters as they do not support streaming the smoothie way.
 * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use control interface ( Host ) * [[http://arthurwolf.github.io/fabrica/|Fabrica]] - Easy to use control interface ( Host )
 * [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|V-carve]] is compatible if using [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|this post-processor]]. * [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|V-carve]] is compatible if using [[https://jtechphotonics.com/?p=3851|this post-processor]].
 * [[https://github.com/Smoothieware/Smoothieware/blob/edge/fast-stream.py|Fast streamer]] - use for streaming raster images from a host to smoothie. Avoids the pauses when using LW to stream. Can handle upwards of 1,000 pixels/sec. * [[https://github.com/Smoothieware/Smoothieware/blob/edge/fast-stream.py|Fast streamer]] - use for streaming raster images from a host to smoothie. Avoids the pauses when using LW to stream. Can handle upwards of 1,000 pixels/sec.
 +* [[https://github.com/wolfmanjm/kivy-smoothie-host|Smoopi]] - Host specifically written for Smoothieware, runs on rpi with touch screen or a desktop.
 +* [[https://lightburnsoftware.com/|Lightburn]] - LightBurn is layout, editing, and control software for your laser cutter..
 +* [[http://lasergrbl.com/en/|LaserGRBL]] - For laser engraving and cutting, particularly advanced for engraving
 +* [[https://hackaday.io/page/5969-polygonia-symmetrical-pattern-designer-for-laser-cutting-and-3d-printing|Polygonia]] - A tool to easily create repeating patterns for laser cutting : [[https://polygonia.design/|Online tool]]
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 ==== Chaining ==== Chaining