LightBurn is layout, editing, and control software for your laser cutter


With LightBurn you can:

- Import artwork in a variety of common vector graphic and image formats (including AI, PDF, SVG, DXF, PLT, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP)

- Arrange, edit, and even create new vector shapes within the editor, with powerful features like offsetting, boolean operations, welding, and node editing

- Apply settings like power, speed, number of passes, cut order, brightness & contrast, dithering mode, and much more

- Send the result directly to your laser cutter

LightBurn is a native application written for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

How to use LightBurn at RCL-Laser-Computer


LightBurn application shortcut is located on the 'desktop' of RCL-Laser-Computer. Launching the application might give you a licencing error, which you can ignore. The application will function normally after you acknowledge the error.

Support File types for importing designs

  • file-type: 1

  • file-type: 2

Don't have a model ?

LightBurn lets you design your creativity in the software. We know you have your design in mind. Time to put that into the software with easy tool kits available.

Speed Settings

Really depends on what job are you about to do. Most likely a trial and error practice

Power settings (Minimum and Maximum)

  • BFL can go as low and 12% in power and a maximum of 80%. (At 80% you're maxing-out the laser tube's efficiency and decreasing it's life)

  • K40's can go as low as XX% in power and a maximum of 80%.

Sending files to the machine


  • Explore LightBurn hotkeys

    LightBurn has a lot of evolving hotkeys to enable users to enhance their productivity which we recommend and can be found here

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  • Engrave Vs Cut a.k.a RED color Vs BLACK color

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