Mach4 License File


Mach4 License File

Now offering Mach4-Hobby

We have released Mach4 Hobby. Check the availability of a motion control plugin for your device before buying.

Currently, motion control is available using our Parallel Port plugin (legacy license required).Vital SystemsPMDX, and CS Lab (US distributor) have great motion control boards with plugins for Mach4 available from the associated links.

Mach4 Information: Mach4 is our newest version of CNC motion control software. While the core software is completed, it will take time to complete all of the software plug-ins that allow Mach4 to communicate with specific hardware devices. OEMs and equipment manufacturers that have committed resources to developing their software plug-ins, will be the first to take advantage of Mach4's benefits. Much of the development of the plug-ins is completed by the manufacturer of the hardware.

For this reason, Mach3 will continue to be sold for a year or more, while the number of compatible hardware devices is expanded through plug-in development.

Mach4 is completely new software and has less than 1% of the programming code in common with Mach3. It was written from the ground up to be expandable, flexible, and extremely responsive for use with very large files on any operating system; including Windows, Apple, and Linux. While there was only one version of Mach3, Mach4 will be offered in different versions (not including the many customized OEM versions.

Please read the tabs below for more information.

Screen Shots of the Standard Mach4 Hobby User Interface. Tab controls are used in Mach4 to switch quickly between different screens. Users may modify the standard screen or create a new tab that contains the buttons, graphics, and indicators they need.

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Documents and Download


  • Registering the Mach4 License.

External Document

  • An Adventure in Mach4 Licensing
  • Software Licensing Info
  •  Go To

   Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

  • Marjorie Pedrozo - 4 years ago
    I just purchased a license for the Mach4 software. Was it supposed to just be a code and I download the software?

    We will send you the registration code so you canregister it in the Newfangled Solutions website and you can download and perform maintenance on the license yourself, like changing computers, etc...
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  • Marjorie Pedrozo - 4 years ago
    What will the package include for the Mach4 software (CD download, installation instructions, etc.)?

    No, we only ship the registration codes.  You get to download the current version of Mach4 and you can also get to download newer versions as they become available.  All the software documentation is available in the installation folder.  There are also s...
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  • Duncan - 4 years ago
    I am wondering about buying a Mach4 license from you rather than directly from Artsoft. What will be the difference in getting support if a license needs to be moved to a new computer and stuff like that. I generally think it is better to buy direct, but

    There is no difference in purchasing the license from us, or from Newfangled solutions. You get the same license codes and you create your own account on the machsupport website and you do your own license maintenance. 
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