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CIMCO is an industry leading developer of software solutions for Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. Our software suite includes advanced CNC editors, simulation software, DNC communications software, Manufacturing Data Collection, and Production Data Management solutions.


Basic functionality

Translated to 20+ languages

Online help and training courses

Modern, Windows-based editor with drag-and-drop editing

Support for Bright and Dark mode

Support for high resolution monitors

NC specific options (math, transforms and more)

Bookmarks support

Append/Prepend files to NC program

Adjust spindle speed and feed rate

Files and programs

No program size limitations

Open multiple programs simultaneously in tabs

Advanced Open with search and export of results

Filetype support for ISO Turning/Milling, Heidenhain TNC, and Text files

Filetype specific configurations, properties and program codes

Filetype specific commands (renumbering, tool change, colors, backplot, etc.)

Machine Templates with machine specific characters and commands for NC code

Auto-save files at configured interval

Create backup when saving a file

Check and notify of changes to file outside editor

Remember open files and cursor position when reopening application

Associate file-extensions with CIMCO Edit

Code assist

NC-Assistant: Code suggestions and adaptable interface

Syntax, semantic and run-time error checking and highlighting


Predefined/Custom Cycles and Macros (suggested or record your own)

Side-by-side File Compare

Fast and configurable side-by-side file compare

Identify new, removed and altered lines

Ignores trivial format changes (block renumbering and spacing)

Display differences one line at a time or all at once

Single step through differences

Compare both open and un-opened files

Side-by-side printing of differences for offline review

Synch differences between files

Export comparison results to file

Search and replace

Standard Search/Replace of strings

Search for text or predefined operations such as tool change

Quickly jump to next/prev tool change

Replace from file: define multiple match and replace statements

Support for Regular Expressions in Replace

Replace, remove or swap addresses with Address Adjustement tool

Create Bookmarks from search results

Toolpath Statistics

Program statistics for X,Y,Z range, time, cutting length and more

Cycle time, including tool change, for individual or all tools combined

Export toolpath statistics


View current or multiple programs in Multi-Channel mode

Synchronize/lock scrolling

Supports viewing, editing and printing

Program Conversion

Convert between Heidenhain and ISO


New, GPU-accelerated simulation kernel "Fast Version"

Wireframe backplot of 3,4,5 axis milling and turning

Solid mode for simulating material removal

Simulation of control-specific NC code

High-resolution, responsive 3D graphics

Numerous playback modes and 3D navigation controls

Numerous tool and toolpath visualization modes

Quality Zoom and Cross Section View for accurate verification

Full Screen support

Program modifications are automatically reflected in the simulation

Configuration of stock

Stock Compare

Define machine setup with integrated Machine Configuration Editor

Load STL files for workpiece, fixture, holders, etc.

Faster setup with automatic loading of associated files

Manage geometry, work offsets, origin, etc. with Geometry Manager

Generate operations-tree for better overview and navigation

Track the scope and state of program variables

Synchronize simulation and NC code scroll/highlight

Measure distances while in simulation

Export backplot as DXF file

Tool Manager

Manage and view tools in current program

Modify, copy or replace tools

Create libraries with custom tools

Thousands of predefined tools

Tool preview with measurements

Tool Lists

Auto-generate Tool list from program

Configure how tool information is defined for different filetypes

Create your own Tool list templates

Machine communication / DNC

Supports transfers over Serial RS-232

Includes FTP client for transfers to machines with FTP server

Simultaneous communication with up to 16 machines

Detailed information about transfers and status


Many options including ISO standard

Syntax highlight, headers/footers, Raw print, font type/size

Supports printing of Multi-Channel programs

Print programs in four columns to save paper

Reverse Post system

Possible to read and process any machine specific NC program

Enables simulation of control-specific NC code (See Simulation)

Simplified creation of Reverse Posts


Time-saving integration with CAM systems

Execute commands on external applications and receive output

API available for controlling certain functionality in CIMCO Edit


CIMCO Machine Simulation: Simulate programs on machines in 3D

CIMCO NC-Base: NC Program Management


CIMCO Mazatrol Viewer: View Mazatrol files for milling and turning


CIMCO MDC-Max: Manufacturing data collection and machine monitoring solution

CIMCO MDM: Total manufacturing document management solution

CIMCO DNC-Max: Advanced CNC communication.

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