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Cut Optimization WoodWorks

WoodWorks - PC software to optimize rectangular cuts of wood, glass, steel or plastic

WoodWorks cut optimizing software, the easy-to-use pc-program, optimizes your rectangular cuts of wood, glass, steel and plastic. Usage of oddments, banding (striping in horizontal and/or vertical direction), edge-bandings, printout of cutting-map and labels, XML export, MS-Excel™ and LibreOffice Calc interface are only a few features supported by WoodWorks.

Thousands of satisfied WoodWorks customers in many countries, including Austria (of course 🙂), Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, China, Morocco, Indonesia, Switzerland, Australia, Italy, South Africa, Namibia, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Croatia, France, Guatemala, Vietnam

Simply download the free demo version and try it out!

woodworks screenshot


view and printout of the optimization result

As the optimization is running, you can view the results by double-clicking the corresponding TopTen-entry in the column “Cut-Off”. The optimization will stop and the result is shown. If you use the context-menu (right mousebutton in the column “Cut-Off”), you can also view the layouts or print the layouts/labels/overview.
Select Landscape to print the optimization results. Click here for an example of a printout of the registered version in a PDF file: optimization result as pdf

TopTen-List hint

Optimizing glass or sheet metal

If you want to use WoodWorks to optimize glass or sheet metal, set the cut width to "0" in the settings:

Cut Width

more hints you'll find in the WoodWorks manual