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V3 has many powerful new features including...
  • STL view, export and stock models
  • "Auto-Play" backplot
  • 3-5 axis machine simulation
  • Restart, Tool Wear and Surface Compare wizards
  • many other features and improvements.
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MetaCut is a registered trademark of Northwood Designs, Inc.

Our Products:


The MetaCut Utilities


Toolpath utilities to: verify, graphically edit, backplot, analyze, problem solve, and much, much more...

Software so unique, you need to try it.

MetaCut Finish

3D toolpath optimization to improve finishes, increase accuracies and reduce cutting times. (Arc fitting, NURBS, feed control)


Easily machine artistic files created in  graphic illustration software.

The MetaCut family of software products provide the world's best tools to view, analyze, edit, verify, optimize and improve CNC toolpaths.   MetaCut products read the same instructions used by your CNC machine, which assures that they work effortlessly with all CAM systems and every machine control.

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Each MetaCut product is guaranteed to be the ultimate in ease of use, reliability, speed and functionality, without exception. Fully functional trial versions are available for every MetaCut product, so there's no reason to wonder if it works... try it!

Our goal:

To produce utilities for the CNC industry that are...

so useful,
so simple,
so powerful
so affordable,

that they become a required tool.

We need your help!

Vote for the utilities you think we should add next.  Vote here.

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our partners



Northwood Designs, Inc.
233 Somerville Rd.
Antwerp, NY 13608  USA

ph- 315.287.2877

About us: Northwood Designs, Inc., has been creating state of the art software for the CNC industry since 1991. Our software is in use in over 25 countries, with customers that range from Formula 1 racing teams to one man shops