New VisualCAMc from MecSoft Offers Cloud Based CAM

Press Release Summary:

The new VisualCAMc by MecSoft is an add-on application for Onshape that contains the same capabilities as MecSoft’s desktop VisualCAM. Its cloud basis allows for access from any computer at any time without the need to download it. The application includes 2.5 and 3 axis milling, as well as 3+2 milling, and runs in a tab in Onshape.

Original Press Release:

MecSoft Releases VisualCAMc – Production CAM for Onshape!

Irvine, CA, Oct. 1, 2018: MecSoft Corporation, the developer of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, announces the commercial release of VisualCAMc for Onshape, its cloud hosted, fully integrated CAM add-on app for Onshape. After an extended beta testing period, where the product was fine tuned to meet the demanding requirements and expectations of users, it is now ready for production use. The VisualCAMc application can be added to your Onshape account by browsing the Onshape App Store and selecting VisualCAMc in the CAM category of applications.

VisualCAMc leverages the legendary manufacturing capabilities of MecSoft’s desktop based VisualCAM product running remotely across the internet on a server, allowing this product to be used from any computer, anytime and from anywhere in the world.

Features of this product include:

  1. Fully cloud based – no downloads required
  2. Runs as a tab inside the Onshape environment
  3. Browser interface allows use from any computer, anytime, and from anywhere
  4. Uses MecSoft’s industry proven, production level CAM technology
  5. Includes 2 ½ Axis, 3 Axis milling and 3+2 milling

We are very excited to be releasing VisualCAMc commercially. We have worked hard with our beta users to make sure that VisualCAMc fulfills the promise of being the only production level CAM companion application for Onshape running fully on the cloud. This is one of the most important product releases for MecSoft in its 20 year history." stated Joe Anand, President of MecSoft.

For Onshape users who require industrial-strength CAM, VisualCAMc represents a major milestone. Like Onshape, VisualCAMc was developed from the ground up as a true cloud application. VisualCAMc requires no installation, no updates, and is platform independent. VisualCAMc tool paths are fully associative to the Onshape model. Industrial-strength, professional CAM is what Onshape users require." says Jon Hirschtick, CEO and co-founder of Onshape.

To learn more, please visit or call (949) 654-8163.

About MecSoft Corporation
Headquartered in Irvine, California, MecSoft Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software solutions for the small to mid-market segments. These solutions include products VisualCAD/CAM®, RhinoCAM®, VisualCAM for SOLIDWORKS®, AlibreCAM® and VisualCAMc for Onshape®. These software products deliver powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for users in the custom manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, mold making, aerospace, automotive, tool & die, woodworking, and education industries. For the latest news and information, visit or call 949-654-8163.

About Onshape
Onshape is the only company in the world 100% focused on cloud and mobile CAD, offering the first professional 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team work together using any web browser, phone, or tablet. As the leading CAD platform for Agile Product Design, Onshape helps companies design better products and bring them to market faster, offering real-time deployment, real-time data management and real-time analytics and controls. Using full-cloud CAD, engineers, designers and manufacturers get secure and simultaneous access to a single master version of their designs without the hassles of software licenses or copying files. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Onshape includes key members of the original SolidWorks team plus elite engineers from the cloud, data security and mobile industries. For more information, visit

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