Inkscape extension for outputting G-Code for the MakerBot Unicorn Pen Plotter
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svg2g: Convert SVG to GCode

NOTE: This code is nearly-complete rewrite of MakerBot Unicorn G-Code Output for Inkscape by Marty McGuire. It continues to support Inkscape, but has been refactored to also work on the command line.

Using on the command line

See for a temporary example.

Install to Inkscape

Copy the contents of src/ to your Inkscape extensions/ folder.

Typical locations include:

  • OSX - /Applications/
  • Linux - /usr/share/inkscape/extensions
  • Windows - C:\Program Files\Inkscape\share\extensions


This source is modified and released under the terms of the GPLv2 open source license. See LICENSE for details.

Some source files in the src/lib directory are pulled from the Inkscape project. See their headers for individual specific license details.