Things to know
Software for Craft ROBO

ROBO Master-Pro
Illustrator Plug-in
Operation Manual
Operation Manual

*Adobe® Illustrator is required to install and use an Illustrator plug-in.

ROBO Master

The ROBO Master is editing/output software that enables the creation of outline data consisting of simple objects and text, and the output of the created data to the Craft ROBO Cutting plotter. Furthermore, it supports convenient functions that enable the capturing of image data into the software and the automatic creation of registration marks for Print & Cut applications.


ROBO Master has following features:

  1. Supports a function for automatically creating registration marks.
  2. Provides a preview display of a printed image, cut image, or combined image.
  3. Can load DXF files in AutoCAD R13 format.
  4. Allows Output/Do not output selection for each line color when outputting to the Craft ROBO.
  5. To facilitate weeding of the cut media, the Weed Border function enables automatic cutting of a border when outputting to the Craft ROBO.
  6. Any object exceeding the Craft ROBO's cutting range can be output in multiple pages using the Tiling function when outputting to the Craft ROBO.
ROBO Master


System Requirements

The minimum system requirements to run the software are as following;

Operating System Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7
CPU Pentium III 800 MHz or higher
Memory 512 MB or more
Monitor 1024 x 768 True colors
Supported plotter: Craft ROBO (CE5000-40-CRP)
Supported printers: Windows-compatible printers (inkjet printers recommended)

Note: When installing the software, be sure to log on using an account with Administrator rights.

Illustrator plug-in

Cutting Master 2 is an output plug-in that enables the use of the Graphtec Craft ROBO from within Adobe Illustrator on a Windows-based PC and Macintosh. It also allows object lines or text outlines in Illustrator documents to be output to the Craft ROBO.


Cutting Master 2 has following features:

  1. Smooth curves can be created using the Craft ROBO's Bezier-curve generation function
  2. Output in separate layers or separate colors can be specified
  3. Output conditions can be automatically selected by layer name or color.
  4. Registration marks can be created in Illustrator documents by using the Registration Mark function.
Cutting Master ROBO

System Requirements

Compatibility has been verified for the following operating environments.

Applications: Adobe Illustrator
(for Windows) 8.0.1, 9.0.2, 10.0.3, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5
(for Macintosh) 10, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5

- CPU: memory, operating system, monitor resolution/number of displayed colors: As with the Illustrator versions above
- Compatible OS: Windows2000, WindowsXP, Windows Vista, Mac OSX 10.2 or later.
Adobe Illustrator is an industry standard software program for those who create graphic work, such as designers. Cutting Master 2, the Illustrator plug-in, allows you to directly export your work created in the powerful graphics program, Adobe Illustrator, to the Craft ROBO.