Powerful features

CIMCO Edit is the editor-of-choice for professional CNC programmers who demand a reliable, full-featured and professional editing and communication tool.

Handling of Large CNC Programs

Handling of even the largest CNC programs – fast. Limited only by the amount of memory on your PC.

CNC Code Specific Functions

CNC code specific functions including line numbering/renumbering, character handling, XYZ range finder, and more…

File Type Specific Configurations

File Type Specific Configurations offers a range of options including modal colors, new “type” specific numbering/renumbering options, auto registration of extensions, and more…

Math Functions

Math functions including basic math, rotate, mirror, tool compensation, and translate.

DNC RS-232 Communications

Reliable, configurable DNC RS-232 communications. NOTE: With CIMCO Edit you may optionally purchase up to 6, 1-Port DNC-Links for simultaneous communications with up to 6 CNCs.

Side-by-Side File Compare

Side-by-Side File Compare (ENHANCED in v5) – our file compare is fast and fully configurable allowing users to choose whether to view differences one line/section at a time or all at once. Our file compare even supports side-by-side printing for offline review.

Support for Mazatrol Files

An add-on is available that enables the viewing of Mazatrol files for turning, directly in CIMCO Edit.

Support for STL Files

STL files can now be loaded into the backplotter. This helps the verification of NC code that is run on the CNC machine. STL files of the finished part and fixtures can be easily generated from CAD/CAM systems.

Simulate Unique Haas G Codes

Supports unique Haas G codes in the simulation of toolpaths. Commonly used Haas cycles include G12/G13 for circular pockets, G70/G71/G72 for drill patterns, G150 for pocket milling, G53 for tool safe position and M97 for local subroutines.

3D Mill/2D Lathe Open-GL Backplotter

Excellent 3D Mill / 2D Lathe Open-GL Back Plotter (ENHANCED in v5) – plot your 3-Axis Mill and 2-Axis lathe CNC programs inside CIMCO Edit with step and continuous forward and reverse synchronized plotting.

Now with enhanced support for simulating Millplus, Fanuc, Heidenhain and Siemens controls.

Code Assist with NC-Assistant

NC-Assistant (NEW in v5) – move the cursor to any M or G code and the NC-Assistant will identify the code and allow you to modify values using an interactive interface.

Cycle/Macro Support for Complex Cycles

Cycle/Macro Support (NEW in v5) – cycle/macro support allows users to quickly add/edit complex cycles and operations.

Drag-and-Drop Editing

Drag-and-drop editing – CIMCO Edit supports drag-and-drop editing.

Configurable Printing

Configurable Printing (ENHANCED in v5) – CIMCO Edit has always offered numerous printing options including ISO standard features. With v5 you can now choose to print your files in up to four columns to save paper.

Adjust CIMCO Edit 7 to Your Workflow

Comprehensive system and feature options to maximize your productivity; configure the program to work the way you work.

Save NC Backplots as DXF Files

Supports saving NC backplots as a DXF file. Each Tool is saved to a separate layer or level. Rapid moves are shown in red and feed moves are green. Any helix moves in the NC program are broken to lines. 3 axis milling programs in the top plane and lathe toolpaths are supported at present.