Free CNC Engraving Software Program – 2L PRO Light Program

Included with the Purchase of a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool Kit – Free Engraving Software for 3 Axis CNC Machines

Free 2L Pro Light Engraving Software Program

2L PRO Light Engraving Software Program

  • The 2L PRO Light Engraving Software Program is provided FREE of charge with the purchase of a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool Kit.
  • The 2L Light Engraving Software Program creates G code from true type fonts to program basic engraving using 3 axis cnc milling machines.
  • One Single Line (stick type) Engraving Font is included.
  • The 2L PRO Light is provided as as download program only.
  • View complete details below.
FREE 2L PRO Light Engraving Software Program- Details:
  • The PRO Light Version of the 2L Engraving Software is provided FREE with the purchase of a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool Kit.
  • The 2L PRO Light is provided as a download.
  • Creates standard G code to program CNC milling machines to perform basic 3 axis engraving.
  • Converts any true type font into standard g code for programming a CNC milling machine.
  • Single or multiple lines of text may be entered into the program as a single layer with one font.
  • Easily modify the font, size, depth of engraving, feed rates, and origin location..
  • Output CNC G-code is saved as a text file (.nc) that may be edited with notepad or other text editor.
  • G-code programs only include only G0 and G1 moves.
  • Using only G0 and G1 moves ensures CNC control compatibility, no other nc codes are necessary for engraving.
  • One 2L Single Line Stick Type Engraving Font is also included.
  • Additional Single Line Engraving Fonts are available that function with the PRO 1, PRO 2 and PRO 3 Engraving Software Programs.
  • The PRO Light Version of the Software is not sold separately.
2L Single Line Stick Fonts:

One Single Line Engraving Font is included with the 2L PRO Light Program.  All eleven (11) Single Line (Stick Type) Engraving Fonts are included with the PRO Light, PRO 1, PRO 2, and PRO 3 Engraving Software Programs.

 

  • One Single Line Engraving Font is included with the 2L Pro Light Engraving Software Program.
  • 2L Single Line Engraving Fonts work only within the 2L PRO Engraving Software Programs.
  • Single Line Fonts are typically used to reduce engraving cycle times, and for small engraving applications.
  • Ten (10) additional Single Line Fonts are available with the PRO 1, PRO 2 and PRO 3 Engraving Software Programs.
  • Download a printable PDF of the 2L Single Line Fonts here.
Sample G-code:

If your cnc control is able to recognize this code, the 2L Engraving Software Program is compatible with your cnc machine.

This is an example for the capital letter “L” – one inch tall:

G0 Z0.200
G0 X0.000
Y0.000
G1 Z-0.025 F250.000
G1 X0.000 Y-1.000 F15.000
X0.540 Y-1.000
G0 Z0.200

A Downloadable Demo is available for the 2L PRO Engraving Software Programs.

Click here to request the Demo.

 

The 2L Pro Demo Program shows all functionality of the PRO Light, PRO 1, PRO 2 and PRO 3 Engraving Software Programs.

2L Software Terms of Purchase:

2L PRO Engraving Software Programs Operate on Microsoft Windows® 7, 8, 10, XP, and Vista.
Recommended minimum RAM 512 MB.
Approximate program file size is 287 MB.

 

2L PRO Engraving Software Programs Terms of Purchase

  • Operates on Microsoft Windows® 7, 8, 10, XP, and Vista.
  • Software products/programs are non-returnable, non-refundable.
  • The 2L PRO Programs are provided as a download program that is installed on your PC.
  • Installation requires internet access; software programs are provided via download only.
  • Registration requires email or print capabilities.
  • Software is sold on a per seat licensing basis.
  • The purchase of a single seat of a software program allows for two installations of the software.
  • 2L will provide two unique unlock codes per seat to allow for computer upgrades and/or issues.
  • If more than two unlock codes are needed, additional seats of software must be purchased.
  • Upon installation a unique unlock code is provided by email or fax during the mandatory registration process.
  • Each unlock code is unique and specific to the computer the software is installed and registered on. This unlock code will only function on this computer.
  • Technical assistance is provided on an hourly fee basis.

In addition to the Free 2L Pro Light Engraving Software Program, 2L offers software programs with expanded functionality.

PRO 1

Engrave With: 3 Axis CNC Machines


PLUS…
More Functionality than PRO Light Version

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PRO 2

Engrave With: 3 & 4 Axis CNC Machines, C-Axis Rotary Lathes

PLUS… Even More Functionality than PRO 1 Version

View details

PRO 3

Create: 2D Data Matrix Barcodes With 3 & 4 Axis CNC Machines, C-Axis Rotary Lathes

PLUS… All the advanced engraving fuctionality of the PRO 2 Version

View details

2L PRO Engraving Software Program Compare Features
Basic Program Features FREE PRO Light Basic 3 Axis PRO 1 3 Axis PRO 2 3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes PRO 3 2D Data Matrix
Engrave a single instance of text – (a line or a paragraph) Y Y Y Y
Engrave a single instance of text, a DXF file, or an incrementing serial number —– Y Y Y
Import Photographs and logos (JPG, BMP, GIF files) – convert bitmap images to
vectors
—– Y Y Y
Includes the 2LStick1 Single Line Stick Font Y Y Y Y
Engrave at a constant depth on an imported 3D Surface —– Y Y Y
Engrave layouts using a Database (.csv file) —– Y Y Y
Includes 10 additional 2L Single Line Fonts —– Y Y Y
Pocketing of Geometry – Spiral and Zig Zag Toolpaths – Includes Reverse Engraving —– Y Y Y
Engrave text or serial numbers next to imported logos (DXF, JPG, BMP, GIF files) —– Y Y Y
Engrave multiple text objects, imported image files, drawn shapes, serial numbers —– Y Y Y
Functions as a complete drawing program with complex layout capabilities —– Y Y Y
Cycle Time Monitor to help reduce engraving cycle time —– Y Y Y
Produce 2D Data Matrix Barcodes —– Y
Output G-Code Features Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
3 Axis X, Y, Z
Engraving output – Universal G-Code (G0 and G1 Codes)
Y Y Y Y
4 Axis
Engraving (Rotary Axis Engraving wrapped around O.D. of cylinder)
—– —– Y Y
Easily adjust
the Origin Point location
Y Y Y Y
Control the
Engraving Plunge Depth, Step Increments, and Rapid Height
Y Y Y Y
Control the
Cutting Feedrate and Rapid Feedrate
Y Y Y Y
Text Features Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
Engraves Text,
Numbers and Characters entered from the keyboard
Y Y Y Y
Use any Fonts
on your computer plus 2L Single Line Stick Fonts
Y Y Y Y
Control Text
Height
Y Y Y Y
Adjust spacing
between letters, words, and lines
—– Y Y Y
Align Text
(Left, Right, Center), Rotate Text, Wrap Text around a Radius (coin)
—– Y Y Y
Engrave different font styles and sizes in one G-Code program —– Y Y Y
Drawings/Logos Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
Import
Photographs and logos (JPG, BMP, GIF files) – convert bitmap images to
vectors
—– Y Y Y
Import DXF
files for drawings, company logos, etc.
—– Y Y Y
Engrave
imported image files, multiple typed text or drawn objects together
—– Y Y Y
Export DXF
files for use in other programs
—– Y Y Y
Draw shapes
(circles, rectangles, etc.), freehand lines, straight lines
—– Y Y Y
Create
complicated precise layouts
—– Y Y Y
Display part
stock geometry – rectangular or circular
—– Y Y Y
Display part
stock geometry – rectangular, circular, drawn or imported geometry
—– Y Y Y
Use Reference Geometry (including imported DXF files) to create precise layouts —– Y Y Y
Manipulation of Text and Other Objects Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
Duplicate layers (create multiple copies of objects) —– Y Y Y
Scale and Rotate —– Y Y Y
Resize (proportional or not), Rotate or Scale different layers individually —– Y Y Y
Mirror Horizontal —– Y Y Y
Mirror Vertical —– Y Y Y
Move Text and Objects to precise locations on a workpiece —– Y Y Y
Set precisely located Guidelines for creating detailed layouts —– Y Y Y
Incremental Serial Numbers Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
Create Incrementing Serial Numbers —– Y Y Y
Engrave text or company logos with each serial number —– Y Y Y
Add nc codes before or after serial number (any text, G and M codes, subprograms) —– Y Y Y
Help Pro Light
Basic 3 Axis
Pro 1
3 Axis
Pro 2
3 & 4 Axis, Multi Axis Lathes
Pro 3 2D Data Matrix
HELP within the program Y Y Y Y
Video Tutorials Y Y Y Y
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