Downloading the Cutting Master 5 for Windows OS

This software is plug-in software for the Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW on the Windows OS. It sends the cutting object to the Graphtec cutting plotter, and can also control the plotter.
Note: Please use Ver.1.0.197 to operate CE6000 Series and FC4500 Series.

Software License Agreement

It is required to review the following license agreement before the software is downloaded. We will be deemed that the customer has to agree to the terms and conditions of the license agreement when the software had been downloaded by the customer. Please note that it is not possible to download or use the software if the customer does not agree to it.

Downloading Files

Ver.1.2.62 (Latest version)

Note: Please use Ver.1.0.197 to operate CE6000 Series and FC4500 Series.

Date of updated 15 Nov, 2023
Supported Products (*1)(*2) CE7000 series / FC9000 series / CE LITE-50* / CE6000 Plus series* / FC8600 series* /
FCX4000 series / FCX2000 series ( *Operation not guaranteed.)
Supported OS Windows 11 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit edition Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
Supported software Adobe Illustrator CC2015, CC2015.3, CC2017, CC2018, CC2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (*4) X7 (*3), X8, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024(*5)
System requirements Processor Intel Core i3 or higher
RAM 4GB or more
Install space needed 10GB or more
Video 1152 × 854 (at least), 16 bit color or more
Downloading files Software CM5_1.2.62_WA_S.zip (207,118KB)
User manual CM5_Manual_CHS.pdf (4,181KB)
CM5_Manual_CHT.pdf (4,324KB)
CM5_Manual_DEU.pdf (3,856KB)
CM5_Manual_ENG.pdf (3,751KB)
CM5_Manual_ESP.pdf (3,921KB)
CM5_Manual_FRA.pdf (3,927KB)
CM5_Manual_ITA.pdf (3,898KB)
CM5_Manual_KOR.pdf (3,953KB)
CM5_Manual_PRT.pdf (3,881KB)
CM5_Manual_RUS.pdf (3,924KB)
(*)
Make sure to close other cutting software before starting Cutting Master 5.
(*)
Administrator permission will be required.
(*1)
The firmware needs to be the following version.
• FC9000 series: version 1.38 or later
• CE7000 series: version 1.27 or later
• FCX4000 series: version 3.20 or later
• FCX2000 series: version 3.80 or later
• FC8600 series: version 3.50 or later
• CE6000 Plus series: version 1.40 or later
(*2)
The cutting conditions specified by this software will not be effective unless setting is changed on the operation panel of cutting plotter when using the following models.
  • CE6000Plus series
    Change the setting of CONDITION PRIORITY from MANUAL to PROGRAM in the TOOLS SETTING menu.
(*3)
Please make sure to update CorelDRAW to version X7.6 or later before use.
(*4)
Not available in editions other than Graphics Suit including Home and Student / Standard / Essentials / Technical Suite.
(*5)
CorelDRAW 2023 (Ver.24.3 or later) is an updated version of CorelDRAW 2022 (Ver.24.2 or earlier).

Ver.1.0.197

Date of updated 06 Apr, 2023
Supported Products (*1)(*2) CE7000 series / FC9000 series / CE LITE-50* / CE6000 Plus series* / FC8600 series* /
FCX4000 series / FCX2000 series / FC4500 series* ( *Operation not guaranteed.)
Supported OS Windows 11 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit edition Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
Supported software Adobe Illustrator CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2015.3, CC2017, CC2018, CC2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (*4) X7 (*3), X8, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 (*5)
System requirements Processor Intel Core i3 or higher
RAM 4GB or more
Install space needed 10GB or more
Video 1152 × 854 (at least), 16 bit color or more
Downloading files Software CM5_1.0.197_WA_S.zip (204,972KB)
User manual CM5_Manual_CHS.pdf (4,181KB)
CM5_Manual_CHT.pdf (4,324KB)
CM5_Manual_DEU.pdf (3,856KB)
CM5_Manual_ENG.pdf (3,751KB)
CM5_Manual_ESP.pdf (3,921KB)
CM5_Manual_FRA.pdf (3,927KB)
CM5_Manual_ITA.pdf (3,898KB)
CM5_Manual_KOR.pdf (3,953KB)
CM5_Manual_PRT.pdf (3,881KB)
CM5_Manual_RUS.pdf (3,924KB)
(*)
Make sure to close other cutting software before starting Cutting Master 5.
(*)
Administrator permission will be required.
(*1)
The firmware needs to be the following version.
• FC9000 series: version 1.28 or later
• CE7000 series: version 1.23 or later
• FCX4000 series: version 2.70 or later
• FCX2000 series: version 3.30 or later
• FC4500 series: version 2.80 or later
• FC8600 series: version 3.20 or later
• CE6000 Plus series: version 1.40 or later
(*2)
The cutting conditions specified by this software will not be effective unless setting is changed on the operation panel of cutting plotter when using the following models.
  • CE6000Plus series
    Change the setting of CONDITION PRIORITY from MANUAL to PROGRAM in the TOOLS SETTING menu.
(*3)
Please make sure to update CorelDRAW to version X7.6 or later before use.
(*4)
Not available in editions other than Graphics Suit including Home and Student / Standard / Essentials / Technical Suite.
(*5)
CorelDRAW 2023 (Ver.24.3 or later) is an updated version of CorelDRAW 2022 (Ver.24.2 or earlier).

Revision History

Ver.1.2.62

Update: 15 Nov, 2023

  1. Supported Illustrator 2024.
  2. Fixed the problem that the wrong amount was set when entering a number in the text area in [General] tab > [Job Size] and specifying other than [mm] in [Unit of Measurement].

Ver.1.2.55

Update: 01 Nov, 2023

  1. Enabled to reflect the settings from Remote Panel Utility to the cutting plotter via USB flash memory.*
  2. Enabled to change the registration marks position of the barcode for roll media.
  3. Enabled to repeat the crosscut to do roll-to-feed operation with FC9000.
  4. Fixed the problem that installation was prevented when using a Japanese account.
  5. Fixed the size of Tiling [Relative to Media] to show the document size of the design.
  6. Fixed the problem that the barcode for roll media caused scanning errors under certain conditions.
  7. Fixed the problem that the registration mark settings Cutting Master 4 could not be carried over to Cutting Master 5.
(*)
- This function is only available with the cutting plotters which support USB flash memory.
- Please update the firmware before use.
- Do not interchange the setting files of flatbed cutter with roll-feed cutter.
- Do not turn off the cutting plotter after activating the settings from the USB flash memory.
  Please wait for three seconds before operating the next process.

Ver.1.1.20

Update: 23 Aug, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem that the cutting position outside the registration mark was shifted when [Convert Rectangle] was chosen to place the registration mark.
  2. Fixed the problem that the cut line was not displayed in the center of the preview when [Center] was selected in [General] tab > [Origin].

Ver.1.1.14

Update: 02 Aug, 2023

  1. Added the ruler and the scroll bar to the cut preview.
  2. Fixed the problem that the one-point reading did not be operated with FC9000 and CE7000.
  3. Fixed the problem that the cutting conditions were hidden by the drop-down list of [Condition Name].

Ver.1.0.272

Update: 30 Jun, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem that a dialog box to reset the [Tiling] tab was displayed when a data including registration marks is opened in [Cutting Master 5].
  2. Fixed the problem that the number of jobs was not counted up when adding a PLT file from [File] > [Add to Queue] menu.
  3. When registering a cutter, its IP address can now be entered in three digits.
  4. Added a control point to change the size of the tiling area on the preview screen of the [Tiling] tab.
  5. Fixed the problem that when connecting grit type cutters [FC9000] and [CE7000] are connected to [Remote Panel Utility], [Feed Length] was grayed out even [Auto Pre-feed] in the [Others] tab is set to ON.
  6. Fixed the problem that when connecting flat type cutters [FCX2000] and [FCX4000] are connected to [Remote Panel Utility], cutter settings were not reflected to [Enable Cut Force Y] in the [Condition] tab.
  7. Fixed the problem that each setting in the [Data Link Server Settings] was reset when opening [Data Link Server].
  8. Fixed the problem that [Data Link Server] was displayed in English when [Preferences] > [General] > [Language] was set to [Default], even the language of the OS was not English.
  9. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.242

Update: 12 Jun, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem that [User Defined] could not be set in combination with [Regular Grid] on the [Tiling] tab.
  2. Fixed the problem that the cut position changes when dividing texts into tiles.
  3. Added a dialog box to ask the user whether to remain or reset the [Tiling] tab setting when opening [Cut / Plot] after editing the data file.
  4. Fixed the problem that Data Link Server was not available with XPF file which does not contain thumbnail images.
  5. Fixed the problem that [Rotate] was not available with 4-point registration marks.
  6. Fixed the problem that the position of the cut line changes when turning off the outputs in the [By Color] / [By Layer] list of the [Option] tab.
  7. Fixed the problem that the cursor moves to the next row without remaining the selection when clicking the up and down arrows in the [By Color] / [By Layer] list.
  8. Fixed the problem that the software does not open and Illustrator freezes when sending a specific AI file.
  9. Changed the names of creasing tools of FCX2000 and FCX4000 in [Remote Panel Utility].
  10. Improved the problem that the page transition of [Data Link Server] slows down on a specific PC.
  11. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.197

Update: 06 Apr, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem in which the bottom item in the [Line Type] drop-down in the [Option] tab was automatically specified when the Cutting Master 5 screen was reopened.
  2. Fixed the problem in which a specific character string was not recognized as a Registration Marks when specified for [Note] in the [Barcode] tab of the Registration Marks screen.
  3. Fixed the problem in which the Registration Marks was displayed in English immediately after installation, regardless of the OS language.
  4. Fixed each Save Conditions/Import Conditions/Export Conditions bugs in the [Condition Name] drop-down on the [Option] tab.
  5. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.176

Update: 15 Mar, 2023

  1. Supported CorelDraw 2023 (Ver.24.3).
  2. Fixed the problem that registration marks were placed farther than the setting when using certain data.
  3. Fixed the problem that the output from another PC is prevented when cutting with a network connected cutting plotter.
  4. Fixed the problem that the tool carriage does not evacuate or return to the origin position after cutting.
  5. Fixed the problem that incorrect values were displayed for options in [SKEW DETECTION] in the Remote Panel Utility menu.
  6. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.152

Update: 24 Feb, 2023

  1. Fixed a problem where the settings in the previous [Options] tab would be reset when the cut screen was closed and reopened.
  2. Fixed a problem where the settings in the [Printer Margins] tab were reset after reopening the [Registration Marks] screen.
  3. Fixed a problem where the cut screen could not be reopened if it was closed after changing settings in the [Tiles] tab.
  4. Fixed a problem where previews were not showed on the Data Link Server screen.
  5. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.134

Update: 9 Feb, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem that the copied result was not centered on the preview when doing matrix copy.
  2. Fixed the problem that the registration marks and cut menu did not open with registration marks data created in Cutting Master 4.
  3. Fixed the problem that [Reset] in [Option] tab did not work.
  4. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.119

Update: 18 Jan, 2023

  1. Fixed the problem that multiple login-users not been able to use the program at the same time.
  2. Added images to the drop-down list of [Line Type] patterns.
  3. Added progress bar to the installer.
  4. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.96

Update: 21 Dec, 2022

  1. Fixed the installation error on Korean OS.
  2. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.91

Update: 14 Dec, 2022

  1. Fixed multiple bugs.

Ver.1.0.76

Update: 30 Nov, 2022

  1. First release