Downloading the Cutting Master 4 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.
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.
Ver.1.80 (Latest version)
|Date of updated
||27 Nov, 2017
|Supported Products (*3)
||CE6000 Plus series / FCX2000 series / FC8600 series / FC4500 series
|Supported OS (*1)
||Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit edition
||Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
|Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 64-bit edition
||Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise
|Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit edition
||Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise
|Windows 7 / Windows 7 64-bit edition
||Ultimate / Enterprise / Professional / Home Premium / Home Basic
||Adobe Illustrator (*2)
||CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2015.3, CC2017, CC2018 (*4)
|Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
||X4, X5, X6, X7, X8, 2017
||Intel Core i3 or higher
||4GB or more
|Install space needed
||10GB or more
||1152 × 854 (at least), 16 bit color or more
|How to install the software
- The Cutting Master 4 and the Cutting Master 3 / Graphtec Studio cannot be used simultaneously.
The Cutting Master 3 / Graphtec Studio needs to be closed before the Cutting Master 4 is started.
- On software, it is run in the WOW64 mode (32-bit emulation mode) when the 64-bits Windows OS is used.
- Notice for using the Illustrator CS6 and later editions.
When the data file in the Illustrator 9 format is opened using the Illustrator CS6 and later editions, the name of all layers are changed to "layers". The Cutting Master 4 cannot to recognize registration mark because the name of layer for the registration mark is also changed. The cause of this phenomenon is not the Cutting Master 4. It is issue of the Illustrator CS6 and later editions. It occurs when the illustrator 9 format data is opened by the Illustrator CS6 and later editions.
- Please re-save the data file to Illustrator 8 format in the Illustrator 9 before opens the data file by the Illustrator CS6 and later editions.
- Please re-save the data file in a format other than the Illustrator 9 using the Illustrator CS5 or older edition before opens the data file by the Illustrator CS6 and later editions.
- The firmware needs to be the follwong version.
▪ FCX2000 series: version 1.20 or later
▪ FC4500 series: version 1.92 or later
▪ FC8600 series: version 1.11 or later
In Illustrator CC 2018, when there is additional marks in horizontal direction, marks may be displayed as shown on the right.
This phenomenon occurs when [GPU Preview] is specified on the CC2018 [View] menu.
It is a display problem and there is no problem with data, printing and cutting can be performed correctly.
This can be avoided by specifying to [Preview on CPU] with the [View] menu.
Marks may be displayed in the same way when opening a file created with Illustrator CC2017 or earlier.
Update: 27 Nov, 2017
- Corresponded to the Adobe Illustrator CC2018.
Update: 29 Sep, 2017
- Fixed the problem that cutting may be performed with deferent custom lines even if custom line setting is saved when custom line is registered with a specific name and order.
- Fixed the problem that function of Cutting between dashed lines may be turned off when reopening the Cut/Plot.
- Fixed the problem that an error message may be displayed when cutting condition including custom line registered with Japanese name is selected.
- Changed the settings of copy space in the matrix copy because the registration mark cannot be detected correctly when the copy space is set to zero.
- Fixed the problem that the settings of Force or Quality (Acceleration) in all conditions settings of cutter may changed when the Force or Quality is set in software.
- Added a warning message that is displayed when the Force and Quality on cutting condition setting is not correct.
- Added an error message when it cannot connect to the server while setting up the Sai Cloud Connect.
- Fixed the problem that settings on Advanced tab may be reset after reopening Cut/Plot when Horizontal weed lines or Vertical weed lines is set.
- Fixed the problem that the registration marks may be placed in the not correct position when specifying Relative to page after position of document origin is changed in CorelDRAW.
Update: 7 Jul, 2017
- Fixed the problem that the cutting line protruding in the minus direction may be not cut when the registration marks is placed using the Relative to page.
- Added function to specify the margin in Weed Border when the cutting object has the registration marks.
- Fixed the problem that setting of Margin may be not set correctly after the Registration Marks dialog is reopened when the Relative to page is used.
- Fixed the problem that sequence of cutting may not be changed even if changing the layer sequence when creating the cutting object with multiple layers including the registration marks.
- Fixed the problem that the registration marks may be placed outside of media when it is created using the Relative to page with the CorelDRAW.
Update: 9 Jun, 2017
- Corresponded to the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017.
- Fixed the problem that the bar code position may be shifted when the Align document origin with Registration Marks and the Use Barcode are enabled at the same time with using the CorelDRAW.
- Fixed the problem that the cutting condition settings may not be reflected when the Cut/Plot is reopened after it is closed.
Update: 21 Apr, 2017
- Fixed the problem that the contour may not be aligned when it is located outside the register mark and some operation is performed.
- Fixed the problem that the Rename and Delete in the Preset drop down menu may not work.
- Fixed the problem that the existing layer may be deleted when the name of file and layer is in Japanese and the registration mark is created using the Convert rectangle.
- Fixed the problem that that part of the cut line may not be cut when the Tile is enabled with some data.
- Fixed the problem that the bottom right corner message may be displayed when cutting data included the registration mark is transferred to the flat type cutter.
- Fixed the problem that the cut condition may not initially displayed in the Preset drop down menu when the FC4500-50/FC4550-50 is used.
Update: 2 Feb, 2017
- Fixed the problem that the Illustrator or CrelDRAW Graphic Suite may be down when Optimize cutting order on the Advance tab is set to other than OFF.
- Fixed the problem that the settings on the Layering tab may reset the after the Advanced tab or Registration Marks tab is displayed.
- Fixed the problem that cutting conditions setting on the Layering tab may reset after Reset bottom on other tab is clicked.
- Fixed the problem that all objects are displayed instead of the specified object even if the object is specified before the Cut/Plot is started.
- Fixed the problem that the straight line created by using the Arc Tool on the Illustrator may not be cut.
Update: 7 Dec, 2016
- Corresponded to the Adobe Illustrator CC2017.
- First release