Various Inkscape extensions
- Raster 2 Laser GCode generator
- Raster 2 Laser GCode generator is an extension to generate Gcode for a laser cutter/engraver (or pen plotter), it can generate various type of outputs from a simple B&W (on/off) to a more detailed Grayscale (pwm)
Simply copy all the files in the folder "Extensions" of Inkscape
Windows ) "C:<...>\Inkscape\share\extensions"
Linux ) "/usr/share/inkscape/extensions"
Mac ) "/Applications/Inkscape.app/Contents/Resources/extensions"
for unix (& mac maybe) change the permission on the file:
chmod 755 for all the *.py files
chmod 644 for all the *.inx files
#Usage of "Raster 2 Laser GCode generator":
[Required file: png.py / raster2laser_gcode.inx / raster2laser_gcode.py]
Step 1) Resize the inkscape document to match the dimension of your working area on the laser cutter/engraver (Shift+Ctrl+D)
Step 2) Draw or import the image
Step 3) To run the extension go to: Extension > 305 Engineering > Raster 2 Laser GCode generator
Step 4) Play!
#Note I have created all the file except for png.py , see that file for details on the license