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V carve what files does it open

Postby Vsantonartino » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:27 pm

I am new to CNC and for me it has been a challenge. When I go to find files on line I try to down load but I can't import them. What types of files can v carve open.
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Re: V carve what files does it open

Postby gkas » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:49 pm

This link shows all the file import types for all Vectric versions: https://www.vectric.com/products
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Re: V carve what files does it open

Postby martin54 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:24 pm

For me it is generally better importing files rather than trying to open them, how that is done depends on the type of file. Vector, bitmap & 3D files are all handled differently so you need to make sure you are using the correct import option to start with :lol: :lol:

what file formats have you tried downloading & importng??
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Re: V carve what files does it open

Postby ger21 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:44 pm

Start a NEW file first, then go to File > Import, and you have several options. When you select an option, it will list each file type for that option in the bottom right corner under file types.
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Re: V carve what files does it open

Postby ezurick » Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:18 am

Vsantonartino wrote:I am new to CNC and for me it has been a challenge. When I go to find files on line I try to down load but I can't import them. What types of files can v carve open.



Actually, that is a pretty broad question. What kind of object are you trying to import? Are they 2D or 3D? Normally when you find CNC object files to import, the person that posted it should tell you what the extension is before you download. A bit more information would help.
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