Mastercam X4 Tutorials

Did you know that CNC Software published Mastercam X4 tutorials in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, as well as interactive video tutorials to go with them? These tutorials include step-by-step interaction with Mastercam’s graphics window, Basic 2D and 3D Design, and Basic 2D and 3D Machining.

You can contact your local Mastercam reseller for more information about obtaining these tutorials.

The tutorial topics include:

Getting Started Series (PDF and video, for new Mastercam users who have experience in machining and CNC)

  • Welcome to Mastercam
  • Working in the Graphics Window
  • Files and Mastercam
  • Basic 2D Design
  • Basic 2D Machining
  • Basic 3D Design
  • Basic 3D Machining

Focus Series (PDF only, for users with basic Mastercam experience)

  • Using FBM Drill
  • Using Active Reports Designer (to create setup sheet templates)

In addition to these tutorials, we have also published a Mastercam® X4 for SOLIDWORKS® tutorial and companion video, which are installed with the application.

We hope that you will find these tutorials useful. We appreciate all feedback. Send comments and suggestions to

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