If you have Alphacam, you can get the Aspire add in. Do the work in Aspire, then export to Alphacam to generate toolpaths. That way you just use your existing tool library and post for the code. I have it, but don't know my way around Aspire. I usually just export a clients Vectric drawings to Alphacam for cutting. For those Aspire guys our there. Are there live training opportunities, or just canned video tutorials? I could justify a class, but it is hard to find time in the day for learning by youtube. Thank you!
Vectric has a really good set of training vids. Some old timers have used the words "Bubblegum software" when referring to the software. Basically it does anything with the exception of parametric. I do all my shop drawings with it and can take the file to cnc when ready.
there is also a forum with a good 9k + end users answering questions 24 hours a day. it is moderated by vectric so nothing goes unanswered.
I hold an Aspire Camp each spring and draw a good 150 persons each year , the vectric guys come and hold 2 days od training in my shop. some here have attended so I will let them speak as to its value.
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