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PyCAM: a toolpath generator

PyCAM generates toolpaths (GCode) based on 2D or 3D models for 3-axis CNC machining.


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Graphical Interface:


Scripted Toolpath Processing:



See the documentation for a short introduction.



  • Lode Leroy: initiated the project; developed the toolpath generation, collision detection, geometry, Tk interface, ...
  • Lars Kruse: GTK interface and many features
  • Paul: GCode stepping precision
  • Arthur Magill: distutils packaging
  • Sebastian Kuzminsky: debian packaging
  • Nicholas Humfrey: documentation, recovery of old sourceforge-wiki
  • Piers Titus van der Torren: documentation
  • Reuben Rissler: gtk3 migration

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