CADlink Software

Transform printing and engraving workflows with CADlink software, an efficient, cost-effective solution that reduces toner waste and saves money. Streamline the design process with in-program editing capabilities, eliminating the need to switch between multiple software packages, in a suite designed for industries like sign making, engraving, and digital printing.

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Optimize laser and rotary engraving workflow

Exclusive ADA/Braille compliance features

Ideal for photos, text and 3D engraving

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Design and cut in one software package

For both large and small format vinyl

Drivers for every type of cutting device

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EngraveLab 10

Laser Only

Runs virtually all laser engravers available today including support for Ruida™ as well as Leetro™ (in the Laser “L” Edition) controller-based machines. EngraveLab Laser is a stand-alone design and production software package that eliminates the need for use of third-party design applications in most production workflow environments.

Using the complete selection of design, layout and production features including STL file import with interactive 3D preview, as well as support for raster engraving and vector cutting. Users can rely on EngraveLab Laser for all projects start to finish.


Laser Only

Specifically designed for amazingly detailed photo conversion laser output to a wide variety of materials, PhotoLaser Plus is ideal for shops already using third-party design applications but looking for professional-grade, consistently produced photo-realistic output.

Seamless file transfer with Corel™ enables users to quickly and easily convert images to grey-scale in order to make them laser-ready. PhotoLaser Plus also includes basic text entry and design tools as well as a host of engraving-specific production tools such as variable data (badges) support.


Rotary Only

Includes support for the latest as well as most widely used legacy spindle-based engravers. EngraveLab Expert is feature packed with text composition, design and automated production tools that provide engraving shops the ability to produce a wide variety of products efficiently and easily.

Extensive third-party file format support as well seamless interface with other design applications simplify working with customer supplied artwork with little to no pre-production issues. EngraveLab Expert also includes complete Braille layout and design tools featuring the latest braille translation libraries as well as industry standard ADA (United States) compliance features.


Laser + Rotary

The best of both worlds. Versatility in a single package for both rotary and laser engravers. Run your entire engraving shop from the ultimate production engraving solution.

Quickly add another dimension for text, logos, and artwork with 3D chisel tool paths. The 3D chisel tool path creates carved-looking trophies, awards, and signs. Also included is true shape nesting that minimizes material usage for cutting out parts. By increasing your design capabilities and saving production time, the net result is maximized profits. The Pro package is a single software solution for rotary and laser engravers, vinyl cutters, and CNC machines.

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SignLab 10

With hundreds of cutter drivers to choose from, SignLab CutPro offers a complete vinyl cutting design and production workstation that is rich in text composition, design, layout and production tools. Rather than switch between design software and cutting software, SignLab CutPro is a single package solution that combines design features and cutting capabilities. CutPro’s all in one design offers Power weed, nesting, customer proofs via email and dozens more tools, from one easy to use interface.

Best of all, the combination of design and production means you only need to setup and configure SignLab CutPro one time, then create and cut all your work from one software package.


An all-inclusive vinyl cut signage design and production software product but also supports the design of full color graphics that may be sourced out for wide format digitally printed signs. All the great tools included within SignLab Vinyl plus a complete feature set of advanced, yet easy to use color design tools required for large format printing or print and cut signs and graphics.

VinylPro features all the vector tools required for design of vinyl cut signage plus complete bitmap tools for design of graphics for wide format digitally printed or print and cut graphics that can be out-sourced for production.

Work seamlessly with Corel, Illustrator and PhotoShop using “send to SignLab” plug-ins that are automatically installed in these software packages. An error-free and quick way to work with multiple files that may be included within your final design.

SignLab Vinyl Pro includes features developed over 20 years of close work with all major vinyl cutter manufacturers. The vinyl cutting feature set included within this package is a must have for beginner and professional signmakers alike.


Creating digitally printed, vinyl cut, and print/cut signs and graphics is easy with SignLab Print and Cut. By integrating easy to set up file transfers to Visual Production Manager from all major third-party programs like Corel Draw, Illustrator and PhotoShop, SignLab allows you to drive multiple job queues with output to most printers, cutters and hybrid print/cut devices. Manufacturers supported include, Roland, Mutoh, Mimaki, Summa, Gerber, Graphtec, Epson, Hewlett Packard, Canon and many others.

SignLab also functions as a vector and bitmap design and production platform, allowing you to use one interface for your entire production process. With SignLab’s unmatched image processing speed, in house design, creation, and production of quality products has never been faster and easier.

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What is CADLink Software?

CADlink software makes the printing and engraving experiences more efficient and cost effective. The software intelligently maximizes print usage and saves money by not wasting toner. It also allows them to make in program design changes, saving them time so they don’t have to bounce between multiple software packages for edits.

The software enables users to create, edit, and manage designs for a range of applications, such as signage, vehicle wraps, apparel decoration, and promotional products. The software is known for its versatility, providing design solutions and production workflows to enhance precision and efficiency in graphical and visual applications.

CADlink software enhances the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your customer’s printing and engraving tasks. It smartly optimizes print usage, reducing toner waste and thereby saving costs. Additionally, its in-program design modification feature streamlines the workflow, eliminating the need to switch between different software for edits, thereby saving time.

What are the differences between EngraveLab 10 Laser, PhotoLaser Plus, Expert and Pro?

EngraveLab software comes in four versions - Pro, Expert, Laser/Laser L, and PhotoLaser Plus, each with distinct features:

  • Common Features: All versions are compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, support a wide range of design file imports, and have Corel DRAW and Adobe plug-ins.
  • Text Composition: Includes over 100 engraving fonts and third-party font support; Pro, Expert, and Laser/Laser L offer advanced Braille translation.
  • Production Tools: Features like automated text replacement, layer management, and block nesting are common; advanced nesting and production spooling are available in Pro, Expert, and Laser/Laser L.
  • Design & Layout: All offer auto-tracing and special effects; Pro, Expert, and Laser/Laser L add advanced contour fill and ruler support.
  • Rotary Engraving: Pro and Expert include enhanced speed optimization, multiple fill types, and depth control.
  • Laser Engraving: All versions support raster/vector engraving; Pro, Expert, and Laser/Laser L add advanced functions like lead-in and contour cut, while PhotoLaser Plus specializes in photographic image conversion.

Each version caters to different needs, from basic to advanced engraving and design tasks, with specialized features for laser or rotary engraving.

What's the difference between SignLab CutPro, VinylPro and Print and Cut?

SignLab offers three distinct software versions tailored for specific aspects of signage and graphics production: CutPro, VinylPro, and Print and Cut.

  • SignLab CutPro: Designed as a complete vinyl cutting design and production workstation, CutPro combines text composition, design, layout, and production tools in a single package. It's ideal for users who need integrated design and cutting capabilities, offering features like Power weed, nesting, and email customer proofs.
  • SignLab VinylPro: This version is an all-inclusive software for vinyl cut signage design and production, also supporting full-color graphic design for outsourcing to wide format digital printing. It provides both vector tools for vinyl cut signage and bitmap tools for digital printing designs. VinylPro seamlessly integrates with Corel, Illustrator, and Photoshop, making it a versatile tool for both vinyl cut and full-color graphics production.
  • SignLab Print and Cut: Focused on creating digitally printed, vinyl cut, and print/cut signs and graphics, Print and Cut simplifies the process by integrating file transfers from major design programs. It supports a variety of job queues and outputs to numerous printers, cutters, and hybrid devices. This version is particularly efficient for those requiring a single interface for their entire design and production process, boasting excellent image processing speed.

Each version of SignLab is distinct in its focus: CutPro is best for those requiring a blend of design and vinyl cutting, VinylPro caters to both vinyl and full-color graphic design needs, and Print and Cut is the comprehensive solution for designing and producing digitally printed and cut graphics. These tailored functionalities ensure that there's a SignLab product suitable for a wide range of signage and graphic production requirements.