How to Use FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW with Corel X7
If you are looking for a cutting plotter software that can handle sophisticated design needs, you might want to try FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW. This is a plug-in software that allows you to do design, creation of cutting data and its output to a cutting plotter from inside CorelDRAWÂ®. It is compatible with CorelDRAWÂ® Graphics Suiteâââ 2017/2018/2019/2020/2021/2022 and Technical Suite 2017/2018/2019/2020/2021/2022.
In this article, we will show you how to use FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW with Corel X7, one of the supported versions of CorelDRAW. You will learn how to install the software, how to create cutting data, how to output to a cutting plotter and how to use some of the new features of FineCut/Coat9.
How to Install FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW
To install FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW, you need to have a serial key of FineCut9 or FineCut/Coat9. If you have a FineCut product CD-ROM, you can upgrade to FineCut/Coat9 with free of charge by using a tool that authorizes your previous FineCut CD. If you don't have a FineCut product CD-ROM, you can download the software from Mimaki's website and enter the serial key online.
Here are the steps to install FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW:
Download the installer of FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW from here. Make sure you choose the version that matches your CorelDRAW version (in this case, Ver2.3.1 for CorelDRAW X7).
Run the installer and follow the instructions on the screen. You will need to enter your serial key during the installation process.
Restart your computer after the installation is completed.
Launch CorelDRAW and check if FineCut/Coat9 is added to the menu bar.
How to Create Cutting Data with FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW
To create cutting data with FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW, you need to have a design that you want to cut in CorelDRAW. You can use any vector or bitmap objects as your design, but make sure they are closed shapes and have no overlapping parts. You can also use text objects as your design, but you need to convert them to curves first.
Here are the steps to create cutting data with FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW:
Select the objects that you want to cut in CorelDRAW.
Go to FineCut menu and choose Create Cut Data.
A dialog box will appear where you can adjust the settings for your cutting data, such as cut line color, cut line width, cut direction, cut speed, cut pressure and more. You can also choose whether to add register marks or not.
Click OK when you are done with the settings. Your cutting data will be created and displayed on a separate layer in CorelDRAW.
You can edit your cutting data by using the tools in the FineCut menu, such as Move Cut Line, Delete Cut Line, Add Cut Line and more.
How to Output Cutting Data to a Cutting Plotter with FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW
To output cutting data to a cutting plotter with FineCut/Coat9 for CorelDRAW, you need to have a cutting plotter that is compatible with FineCut/Coat9. You can check the list of compatible cutting plotters here. You also need to connect 061ffe29dd