Format:G-code

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G-code

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File Extension(s): .gcode / .g
Type: machine control commands
Software: slicers (e.g. Cura), G-Code senders, text editor
Machines: 3D printers, CNC router
Repositories: nope - machine-specific!

G-code is frequently used in CNC to control the moving/heating/spinning parts of the tool according to the user's instructions. As it is generated for a specific machine, it is rarely a good idea to use old or foreign G-code!

3D Printing

Besides G-code generators like Cura you may need single commands now and then - there is an exhaustive overview in the RepRapWiki.

CNC Routing

see "G-Code senders" for our collection of machine interaction experiences