Free 3D CAM Programs: FreeMILL & PyCAM Overview

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If you want to step up from 2.5D projects and do some “real” 3D milling, can you do it without spending money on a CAM program? Keeping my promise of being open-minded and trying out other CAM software, this week I’m looking at two options.

More info about the STL file format: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_file_format

Disclaimer: This video cannot take the place of a proper tutorial.

Programs Used:
http://pycam.sourceforge.net/

FreeMILL – Free Milling Software for programming CNC Mills


http://openscam.com/ (visualization)

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