I'm building my first laser cutter and the hardware is coming nicely...I've been looking around at various softwares to convert images/vector files to G-CODE and I wanted to see what other people are using. Inksape with the Jtech Photonics plugin seems to be pretty prevalent, but it's OS-X version is clunky (in that it really doesn't exist, it needs to run on X-ll).
Is anybody aware of a natively-MAC-supported software package that could be used here?
Sorry if this isn't the appropriate forum: There are some software forums below but this seemed like the best place for this specific question...If the mods feel it should be relocated I understand.
for laser-engraving I'm mostly using self programmed "plugins" for a modified Pronterface with common RepRap-electonics/firmwares - with them (and two comercial CNC-programs, I've modified for laser-engraving too) my main vector-format is HPGL/PLT, what can be exported from a variety of programs -- mostly in use: CorelDraw X6 or Inkscape ...