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   Mastercam Learning Edition

Mastercam Learning Edition (MLE) is free CAD/CAM software download for demo and educational purposes. It is a trial version of Mastercam that can be used to learn at home.

Whether you are an industry professional, student, or teacher, if you are looking for a way to get more familiar with CAD/CAM software, the MLE delivers the full suite of Mastercam with few restrictions.

View the System Requirements here.

  • CAD/CAM MLE does everything but post G-code.
  • Files are saved in .EMCAM format (not compatible with industrial versions of Mastercam).
  • You can export Wavefront (OBJ) and Additive Manufacturing Format (AMF) file formats
  • Post processors are not included or supported.

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Mastercam Learning Edition can be used to create geometry and then program the geometry using Mastercam toolpaths. The results can be verified visually, but they cannot be exported to control a CNC machine tool.

  • Stay up to date with the latest version of Mastercam.
  • Full 3D CAD modeling.
  • Context-sensitive help available from all dialog boxes.
  • Robust 2D through Multiaxis cutting strategies.
  • Explore Mastercam products including MillLathe, and Router.
  • Intelligent, stock-aware toolpaths.
  • Complete tool library and custom tool support.


Free Trial

When a new version of Mastercam is released, simply uninstall your current MLE and request a download of the most recent software, so you can keep up with the latest features and functionality.

Accelerated Finishing

Take advantage of innovative profile tools and processes aimed at greater efficiency and higher machining productivity.

Mastercam for Solidworks

Get familiar with a powerful combination of the world’s leading modeling software and the world’s most widely used CAM software.

Advanced Toolpaths

Reduce costs and cut programming time with advanced toolpaths like Deburr and Equal Scallop. Extend tool life with proprietary Dynamic Motion™ toolpath strategies that maximize material removal rate and reduce cycle times.

Valuable Experience

Build your expertise using the CAM software that more schools teach—and more professionals use—than any other.

Full Access

Whether you want to see if Mastercam has the tools you need for your business or you want to practice Mastercam at your own pace and learn on your own time, the free MLE allows you to explore a comprehensive software package.