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gbrinki

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software transforming jpg or bmp to dxf
« on: February 11, 2017, 02:28:04 PM »
I'm an absolute beginner and first of all sorry for my faults in english.
In the posts i have read i could'nt find what i am looking for: a program
with the possibility to open bmp or jpg graphics or create them and export it as a dxf file
to the bencutlaser for burning/ cutting. I have the banggood  2,5W Laser and the software is very simple but it is easy to burn jpg or bmp.The bencutlaser is much more professionell and  allows a lot of settings so i would prefer this if i get a chance to work with.
Thanks for help. :)

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Re: software transforming jpg or bmp to dxf
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2017, 02:43:23 PM »
Are you looking to raster etch or outline cut?
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Re: software transforming jpg or bmp to dxf
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2017, 03:07:55 PM »
T2Laser can trace images and create vector (raster-to-vector), but it doesn't export DXF instead it creates G-code and send it to your laser. Give the trial a go and see if it does what you want.

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Re: software transforming jpg or bmp to dxf
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 06:47:36 AM »
Best thing to do is use Inkscape, trace bitmap, then convert to path, then remove fill, make the stroke about 0.1mm, then save as DXF.
But, that takes some time and practice to get good results.

Another option is this free website converter. But you cant really tweak anything, you just get what you get.
http://online.rapidresizer.com/tracer.php

This one is great for converting things to SVG
https://vectormagic.com/
« Last Edit: February 13, 2017, 06:53:03 AM by jtice »

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Re: software transforming jpg or bmp to dxf
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 11:32:08 AM »
10-4 on the Vectormagic. Best 1 click vectorizing software I've seen.
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