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The SprutCAM user interface.
Developer(s) SPRUT Technology
Stable release SprutCAM 9
Operating system Microsoft Windows (2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8)
Available in multi-language
Type CAM
License Proprietary

SprutCAM (32/64 bits version) is a mid-level CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and was developed by SPRUT Technology, JSC. SprutCAM provide off-line CNC programming for cutting, wire EDM, 2, 3 and multi axial machining with support Multi-tasking Turn-Milling centers with live tooling (CNC Swiss-Type Lathe) and robots.


  • History 1
    • Version History 1.1
    • System Requirements 1.2
    • Computer Aided Design products 1.3
  • File format 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5


SPRUT Technology, JSC. was founded in 1987 by Alexander Kharadziev, who recruited a team of engineers to build a company that developed CAx software, with its headquarters at Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia, and released its known product, SprutCAM, in 1997. This is one of the oldest Russian's developers of PC-based  CAx software.

Version History

Past Versions

  • SprutCAM (1999)
  • SprutCAM 2 (2000)
  • SprutCAM 3 (4 August 2003)
  • SprutCAM 4 (6 May 2005)
  • SprutCAM 2007 (11 August 2007)
  • SprutCAM 7 (18 November 2009)
  • SprutCAM 8 (6 June 2012)

Current Version:

  • SprutCAM 9 (1 January 2014)

Future Editions:

  • SprutCAM 10 (Summer 2015)

System Requirements

The system requirements for SprutCAM depend upon which complexity and size project are used in customer's PC. An oversimplification would be to say that one should have a PC with an Intel Core2 Duo, 4GB RAM, 5GB HDD, 3D pointing device: 3Dconnexion 3D mouse-compliant, professional VideoCard: OpenGL-capable card (OpenGL 1.5), Windows XP SP2 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP2.

Computer Aided Design products

SprutCAM have an associative geometry for CADs and toolpaths provide to modify the geometry or machining parameters and get updated toolpath.

File format

SprutCAM opens/saves following file formats: SprutCAM Files (*.stc, *.stcx), Operation/Parameters Files (*.sto), Drawing Files (*.eps, *.ps, *.txt), DXF (*.dxf), Toolpath (*.xml, *.txt), Template (*.html), Postprocessors (*.sppx, *.spp, *.ppp, *.inp), IGES (*.igs, *.iges), VRML (*.wrl), STL (*.stl),

And Export/Convert following Formats via CAD Plugin as Background Process to IGES an Import: Rhinoceros (*.3dm), Cobalt (*.co), PowerShape (*.fic, *.model, *.psmodel, *.dgk, *.pfm, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt, *.stp, *.step, *.prt, *.par, *.sldprt, *.vda), Autodesk (*.iam, *.idw, *.ipt, *.ipn, *.ide, *.prt, *.asm, *.sat, *.ste, *.step, *.dwg, *.dxf, *.iges, *.igs), Kompas (*.a3d, *.m3d, *.cdw, *.frw), Rhinoceros (*3dm, *.rws, *.3ds, *.stp, *.step, *.raw, *.wrl, *.vrml, *.ai, *.eps, *.lwo, *.spl, *.vda, *.dwg, *.dxf, *.dgn, *.sldprt, *.sldasm), SolidEdge (*asm, *.dft, *.par, *.psm, *.mds, *.pwd, *.dgn, *.dxf, *.dwg, *.prt, *.sat, *.stp, *.step, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt), SolidWorks (*sldasm, *.asm, *.sldprt, *.prt, *.slddrw, *.drw, *.x_b, *.xmt_bin, *.x_t, *.xmt_txt, *.stp, *.step).

See also

External links

  • Official SprutCAM Website
  • Official SprutCAM Forum
  • North American SprutCAM portal
  • Free SprutCAM Tutorials by Tormach LLC


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