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What is a .NC file? How to open/ import .NC files in the ArtiosCAD?


The .NC is a Numeric control file. Numeric control files are usually an input file format for cutting machines. Some of the .NC file formats supported in ArtiosCAD are IBH/ Vectocut, MAP and ACM file.

The following steps explain how to open a Numeric control file in ArtiosCAD:

  1. Go to the Help menu > Diagnostics > Open NC File….

  2. Select the Numeric Control file (e.g.: IBH, MAP, ACM, etc) and click Open.

  3. Select the appropriate cutting machine (E.g.: Select Elcede for IBH/ Vectocut files, select Kongsberg for MAP and ACM files) and click OK.

More information

For more information about .NC files, please refer ArtiosCAD user guide or click here.

Article information
Applies to

ArtiosCAD 7.6 and newer

Last revised05-Jun-13
CW Number155167