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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!
Besides G-code generators like Cura you may need single commands now and then - there is an exhaustive overview in the RepRapWiki.
see "G-Code senders" for our collection of machine interaction experiences