CAD: Alphacam CAD/CAM Software

CAD: Alphacam CAD/CAM Software
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Alphacam is intelligent and intuitive CAD/CAM Software for milling and machining using laser or mechanical milling machines. Specifically, but not limited to, Alphacam enables the 2D drawing and importing of design files to be converted into G-code for the Oxford Lasers milling machines located at the four emSYSCAN facilities at Queen’s University, Polytechnique Montreal, University of British Columba and University of Manitoba. The software may be of interest to anyone using CNC milling machines and motion control users interested in generating G-code.

More details on Alphacam can be found online at


Technical Details

Software Version Alphacam 2018 Release 2 Service Update 2
Operating System System requirements
Bit Level 32- and 64-bit
Software Access Download from CMC Microsystems
Software Access Key Via CMC Microsystems CADPass software
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What You Get

  • Faculty with a Professor Research Subscription receive access that allows you, your students, and your research staff to access Alphacam software.
  • Five concurrent use instances per tool from the subscriber’s research team, to access a shared license pool.
  • Access for one year 


Quick Start Guide: Installing Alphacam Software

Licensing Requirements or Restrictions

All CMC Microsystems account holders with a Professor Research subscription are authorized to access this product. For more information, contact the Licensing Administrator at

Acknowledging CMC

If your research benefits from products and services provided by CMC Microsystems, please acknowledge this support in any publications about your work. For more information, please visit Acknowledge CMC.