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EngraveLab Feature Comparison

Compare different EngraveLab packages below and find the solution that best fits your production.

General Features

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
Windows™ 10, 8 and 7 support[x][x][x][x][x]
Full 64/32 bit o/s compatibility[x][x][x][x][x]
Unicode™ standard language compliance[x][x][x][x][x]
Clipart manager, instant online access to 1,000,000’s of royalty free images[x][x][x][x][x]
Easily customizable work space options[x][x][x][x][x]
Import virtually any design files (incl. designs from competitive engraving products and .SVG/.STL[x][x][x][x][x]
Direct “X” enhanced drawing[x][x][x][x][x]
Optimized memory handling with acclerated bitmap redraws on large files[x][x][x][x][x]
Save program preset preferences on re-installs[x][x][x][x][x]
Wide variety of adjustable “select object” tools[x][x][x][x][x]
File Preview[x][x][x][x][x]
Scaling, Sizing, Fitting, Alignment[x][x][x][x][x]
Unlimited Undo|Redo[x][x][x][x][x]
Grids & Guides (vertical, horizontal, angled lock guides)[x][x][x][x][x]
Color & B/W Printing[x][x][x][x][x]
Arrays[x][x][x][x][x]
Dimensioning/Measuring Tool[x][x][x][x][x]
Job Cost Notes[x][x][x][x][x]
Corel DRAW! direct workflow plug-ins (incl. Corel X8 and X7)[x][x][x][x][x]
Latest Adobe design application direct workflow plug-ins[x][x][x][x][x]
Re-Engrave[x][x][x][x]
Hairline Support[x][x][x][x][x]
Engraving Preview[x][x][x][x]
Instant Replay[x][x][x][x][x]
Import/Export PDF[x][x][x][x][x]
Multiple Instance[x][x][x][x][x]
On Screen Auto Layout[x][x][x][x]
OLE Support[x][x][x][x]
Import Meistergram™ LAY-LGO Files[x][x][x][x]

Text Composition

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
Search & Replace[x][x][x][x][x]
Extended Character Picker[x][x][x][x][x]
True Type Font Support[x][x][x][x][x]
WYSIWYE Text Compose ( work in metric/imperial or point sizes) [x][x][x][x][x]
AutoCad SHX Font Support[x][x][x][x][x]
Badges (auto text replacement & serialization)[x][x][x][x][x]
Multiple plate addition to a badged job[x][x][x][x]
Columnizing[x][x][x][x]
1100 Fonts & 5000+ Clip-art[x][x][x][x]
Engraving Fonts (+100)[x][x][x][x]
Text Underline incl. individual words[x][x][x][x]
Support Meistergram™ FON fonts[x][x][x][x]
Support Gravostyle™ CHR / CAR Fonts [x][x][x][x]
Create Custom engraving Fonts[x][x][x][x]
Equal/Weighted Spacing for Text Compose[x][x][x][x]
Fit Text to Arc[x][x][x][x]
Fit Text to Path[x][x][x][x]
Fit Text to Frame[x][x][x][x]
Full Case Control[x][x][x][x]
Enhanced Spell Checker[x][x][x][x]
Adjust Letter Spacing by Cutter Diameter[x][x][x][x]
Grade 1 & 2 Braille Translator incl Unified English support[x][x][x]
Braille Translator supports 50 + foreign languages [x][x][x]
Setup default text[x][x][x][x]
In Place Text Justification[x][x][x][x]
Assign color to text [x][x][x][x]
Text undo / redo[x][x][x][x]
Set line positions based on X/Y co-ordinates[x][x][x][x]
Control word spacing[x][x][x][x]
Menu board option[x][x][x][x]
Convert True Type / Adobe PFB to single line fonts[x][x][x][x]
Easily edit and save single line fonts[x][x][x][x]
Custom character width controls[x][x][x][x]

Production

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
3D Viewer - rotate/spin/proofs/apply textures/simulate motion[x][x]
Layer Manager[x][x][x][x][x]
Improved Right Mouse Button support[x][x][x][x][x]
Auto Re-size Job By Changing Plate[x][x][x][x][x]
Engravers/Routers supported 100+[x][x]
Most widely used laser engravers supported[x][x][x]
Vinyl Cutter Driver Support[x][x]
Super Size Image[x][x][x][x][x]
Use Objects as Guidelines[x][x][x][x][x]
Welds of Same Color Objects/Multi Color Welds[x][x][x][x][x]
Vectorization Wizard[x][x][x][x][x]
Rubber Stamp[x][x][x][x]
Block Nesting[x][x][x][x]
Create Plate Function[x][x][x][x]
Auto Fill Sheet & Nest[x][x]
Send Proofs Via E-mail[x][x]
Grade 1 Braille Foreign Language Support[x][x][x]
Advanced True Shape Nesting (incl Contour Cut / Clipped Objects ) [x][x]
True shape nesting [x][x][x][x]
Repeat Nest[x][x][x][x]
Create realistic engraving blanks[x][x][x][x]
New and improved Production Spooler[x][x][x]

Design & Layout

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
Import Stroke Width (CMX,CMF,AI, EPS)[x][x][x][x][x]
65+ Import/Export Filters (including AI, EPS, DXF)[x][x][x][x][x]
Create & Edit Shapes & Graphics[x][x][x][x][x]
Color & B/W Scanning[x][x][x][x][x]
Bezier Node Editing[x][x][x][x][x]
Node Editing for Vectorized Graphics[x][x][x][x][x]
Parametric Circle, Rectangle, Polygon, Star, Fan & Arrow[x][x][x][x][x]
Spiral tool[x][x][x][x]
Free Edit Draw with thick line[x][x][x][x]
Ginsu Knife[x][x][x][x]
Fit to Circle/Square/Ellipse[x][x][x][x][x]
Auto Tracing Centerline Vectorization[x][x][x][x][x]
Import B/W images and vectorize automatically[x][x][x][x]
One click convert text to centerline[x][x][x][x]
Distortions & Special Effects[x][x][x][x]
Metamorphosis[x][x][x][x]
External / Internal Contour Fill support[x][x][x]
Auto Tracing Color Vectorization[x][x][x][x]
Gradient Fills[x][x][x][x]
Pattern Fills[x][x][x][x]
Improved Rulers / Dial support[x][x][x]
70 + Bar Code Symbologies supported incl QR / Datamatrix[x][x][x]
Bitmap Transparency support[x][x][x]
Snap to object[x][x][x][x]
Lasso selection tool[x][x][x][x]
Clipping / Masking including Move, Size and Edit Clip paths[x][x][x][x][x]

Rotary (Spindle) Engraving

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
Rotary Engraving Friendly Copies[x][x]
Inverse Fill of All Objects[x][x]
Sort Routines to Optimize Engraving Speed[x][x]
Sort/Sequence Rotary Engraving Job By Color[x][x]
S-Sweep & Line Sweep Fills[x][x]
Tool Path Preview and Editing[x][x]
Tool Library[x][x][x]
Lead in Function including new Ramp, Online[x][x][x]
Male / Female Tool Path Support[x][x][x]
Improved Advanced Spiral Fill[x][x]
Sweep Tool Down Engraving Fill[x][x]
Contour Drilling[x][x]
Drill Center[x][x]
Material Library[x][x]
Nearest Sortfor optimized output[x][x]
Multiple Fills in One Job[x][x]
Spiral & Reverse Spiral Fills[x][x]
Island & Reverse Island Fills[x][x]
High Efficiency Fill Routines[x][x]
Nose Cone Friendly Fills[x][x]
Depth Control[x][x]
Clean Up Pass/Multipass Depth Control[x][x]
Tool Tracking[x][x]
Suggested Tool Size for Rotary Engraving[x][x]
Set Depth by Color for Rotary Engraving[x][x]
2 Tool Rotary Engraving Fill[x][x]
Spool Rotary Engraving Jobs[x][x]
Rotary Engrave to Unlimited Table Size[x][x]
Rotary Photo Engraving[x]
2.5D Tool Path Support[x]
Relief Fill for 3D Engraving[x]
Texture Fill[x]
Save Tool / Toolpath information with every job[x][x][x]
Long Plate feature[x][x]
NC / HPGL Manager (Output Editor)[x][x]

Laser Engraving

 ProExpertLaser (Laser "L")PhotoLaser PlusDesignPro
Auto Convert to Vector Cut[x][x][x][x]
Control Default Fill / Hair Line Color[x][x][x][x]
Custom Laser Engraving Palettes[x][x][x][x]
Raster/Vector Engraving Support[x][x][x][x]
Tool Library[x][x][x]
Male / Female Tool Path Support[x][x][x]
Lead In Function[x][x][x]
Contour Cut[x][x][x]
Print-Sort/Sequence Laser Engraving Jobs[x][x][x]
PhotoLaser- automated photographic image conversion[x][x][x]
Multiple material support incl. Glass, Granite, Lasertile[x][x]
Render Grayscale Artwork for 3D[x][x]
Bitmap effects including KnockOut, Wood effect, Sketch [x][x]