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Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.



Phone: 860-875-5006
Toll-Free: 800-228-2877
Fax: 860-872-1565

Please visit: Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.

Mailing Address:
671 Old Post Rd.
Tolland, CT 06084 US



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Solid Modeling for Manufacturing
Solid Modeling for Manufacturing

  • Faster modeling of parts, molds, and fixtures using integrated solids, surfaces and wireframe.
  • Greater flexibility in accepting outside models.
  • Solids machining with access to Mastercam's powerful CAM functions.
  • The addition of Solids turns Mastercam into a true hybrid modeler.


  • Milling Toolpath Associativity
    Milling Toolpath Associativity

  • Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with multiple ways to create entities.
  • Fast creation of a wide range of NURBS and parametric surfaces.
  • Associative dimensions update as you change your model.
  • Extensive CAD editing tools.


  • Turning Toolpath Associativity
    Turning Toolpath Associativity

  • Easy 2D and 3D geometry creation with complete wireframe & surface modeling.
  • Associative dimensions update as you change your model.
  • Built-in data translators for IGES, Parasolid®, SAT (ACIS solids), AutoCAD® (DXFTM, DWG, and InventorTM files), SolidWorks®, Solid Edge®, CADL, STL, VDA, and ASCII. Direct translators for STEP, Catia®, and Pro-E® are also available.

  • Company Profile

    CNC Software, Inc. is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets. Our goal is to provide superior software products based on our users' needs to solve simple to complex design and machining problems. In addition to providing the software, it is also our goal to provide exceptional service and support to our customers. Founded in 1984, CNC Software is one of the oldest companies in the PC-based CAD/CAM industry. The company was built on the concept of providing an inexpensive PC-based CAM system at a time when most other systems were expensive CAD oriented products. CNC Software was one of the first companies to introduce CAD/CAM software designed for the machinist and the engineer, providing a practical solution to both markets. The original version of Mastercam was founded in two-dimensional (2D) CAM. Mastercam was one of the first micro-based CAM packages to include CAD capabilities which allowed the user to construct his or her own parts quickly and easily. Shortly after CNC Software got its start in Massachusetts, the company moved its base of operation to an office in Vernon, Connecticut. Today, the CNC Software corporate headquarters and training facility is located in a company- owned 40,000 sq. ft. building in Tolland, Connecticut, midway between Boston and New York City. In addition to over 85 employees working at the corporate facility, CNC Software also has an office in the state of Washington dedicated to the educational market. The real backbone of the 80,000 installation-strong Mastercam community is our global dealer network. Some of these experts have been with CNC Software since the very beginning. They’ve helped build shops from the ground up, and have a true “partnership” with our customers, offering advice, strategy and experience to Mastercam users around the world. As an industry leader for over fifteen years, CNC Software prides itself on meeting the demanding needs of its customers by providing excellent products at affordable prices. We stick to our strategy of combining the best software programming with practical shop floor experience. We have remained at the forefront of CAD/CAM technology by listening to our customers' needs, being accessible, and most of all, being dedicated to them. CNC Software has provided CAD/CAM solutions to over 80,000 installations worldwide in mold making, automotive, aerospace, and consumer industries.

    Product Categories of Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.

    • Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Software (Sold Independent of Hardware)
    • Software, CAD/CAM
    • Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
    • Software, NC Program Optimization
    • Software, NC Verification
    • Software, Nesting
    • Software, Other Manufacturing

    Trade Names

    • Mastercam Art
    • Mastercam Blade Expert
    • Mastercam Design
    • Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS
    • Mastercam Lathe
    • Mastercam Mill
    • Mastercam Port Expert
    • Mastercam Router
    • Mastercam Solids
    • Mastercam Swiss
    • Mastercam Wire

    Deep Links

    What's New in Mastercam

    Find out the latest features and enhancements in the world's #1 most widely-used CAD/CAM package.

    What can Mastercam's Dynamic Motion do for me?

    Find out what Mastercam's ground-breaking new technology, Dynamic Motion, can do for you and your shop.

    Looking for your local Mastercam Reseller?

    Interested in finding out more about Mastercam and our family of products? We have local Mastercam Resellers around the world waiting to help you and your shop succeed! Click the link to find out who your local Reseller is.

    Product Announcements Provided By Mastercam / CNC Software, Inc.

    Mastercam X9

    As seen in MMS

    Constant Chip-Load Machining Enhanced
    CNC Software’s Mastercam 2017 release introduces a more efficient workflow, improved usability and Dynamic Motion improvements.

    Integrated CAM Software Enables Programming from CAD
    Mastercam X9 for SolidWorks is a CAM application that is fully integrated into Dassault Systèmes’ SolidWorks CAD software, enabling the user to program parts directly in SolidWorks using Mastercam’s tool paths and machining strategies.

    Constant-Chip-Load Machining Yields a Better Tool Path
    With its in-house R&D program, this aerospace shop seeks to be a leader, not a follower, on the path to innovation in advanced manufacturing. Finding and embracing a better way to generate tool paths for highly efficient and economical metal removal is a prime example of the value of this program.

    CAM Software Integration Eases Complex Swiss-Type Work
    Mastercam Swiss CAM software now extends its capabilities to Tornos machines.

    CAM Software Integrates ISO 13399 Tool Library
    CNC Software has integrated Sandvik Coromant’s Adveon Tool Library with its Mastercam software for programming milling and turning machining.

    Edge Factor, Mastercam Continue Partnership in 2016
    The film “Masters of Resonance” is currently in postproduction, and the partners will work on a variety of other media and educational projects as well.

    How a CAD/CAM Consultant can Help
    This article from CNC Software (developer of Mastercam software) gives a good picture of why and when some shops turn to an independent software specialist for CAD/CAM services such as CNC programming of difficult or complex parts.

    How a CAD/CAM Consultant Can Help
    This article gives a good picture of why and when some shops turn to an independent software specialist for CAD/CAM services such as CNC programming of difficult or complex parts.

    CAM Software Streamlines Multi-Axis Milling Operations
    Mastercam’s X9 Mill software offers expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and automation; 2D high-speed tool paths, 3D enhancements, and multi-axis features combined with new enhancements in a package intended to improve shopfloor productivity.

    Mastercam and Distributor Enter Partnership as WorldSkills Operator in Belarus
    WorldSkills International presides over a series of international competitions to promote professional skills standards and vocational education worldwide.

    CNC Software, Sandvik Coromant Partner to Add Tool Library to CAM Software
    The partnership is said to benefit programmers by facilitating access to and use of ISO 13399 tool data in the programming process.

    CNC Software Hires Territory Manager, Europe
    Sandy Moffat comes from Delcam, in which position he served sales territories in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

    CAM Software Ensures Collision-Free Positioning in Multi-Axis Operations
    CNC Software’s Mastercam X9 introduces improvements to the software’s dynamic motion tool path capability, design features, multiaxis capabilities and more.

    Updated Software Improves Two- through Five-Axis Tool Paths
    CNC Software’s Mastercam X9 software introduces improvements to its Dynamic Motion, Multiaxis, and Design and System features.

    CNC Software Reorganizes its Educational Division
    Company President Meghan Summers West says that integrating the division into the main organization will enable greater resource allocation for education.

    New CNC Equipment, CAM Software Bring Shop to a Fast Start
    The startup Dynamic Balance Machine invested in advanced CNC machines and Mastercam software from CNC Software Inc. to more quickly rough out material and reduce cycle times.

    Mastercam Announces Summer Teacher Training Schedule
    The annual series of week-long classes will cover Mastercam software topics for instructors.

    CNC Software Appoints President
    Meghan Summers-West, the daughter of former President Mark Summers, has served the company since 2009.

    CAM Software Boosts Milling Flexibility
    CNC Software’s Mastercam X8 Mill offers expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and automation.

    CNC Software Inc., Edge Factor Collaborate in 2015
    The two companies will partner to produce content for Edge Factor’s EduFactor suite as well as events such as Manufacturing Day.