Mastercam & Mastercam for Solidworks 2017 Update 2 has been Released


CNC Software has released both the Mastercam and Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS 2017 Update 2. This release addresses software defects identified since the initial release of Mastercam 2017. Fore documentation of items addressed refer to the Mastercam Update 2 Readme or Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS Update 2 Readme

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Installation instructions:

This update installs directly on top of 2017 release and is available through the Update Manager.  The 2017 Update 1 downloads will also be available on the Product Downloads section of the website at http://www.mastercam.com/en-us/Support/Downloads.   This is a Mastercam and Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS only update. There will not be a full install available, only the patch update.  For a detailed list of what issues have been addressed in 2017 Update 2 please see the Read Me files.

Using the Auto Update System:

Use one of the 3 methods listed below to perform an update.

o   Start 2017 and a Mastercam update bubble will show in the lower right of your screen in the system tray area. Click on this to activate the Update Manager.

o   Manually check for updates from the Windows Start menu – Start > Mastercam 2017 or Mastercam 2017 for SOLIDWORKS> Check for Updates and then follow the instructions.

o   Start 2017 and select Update Mastercam from the Help menu.

Note: Mastercam and Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS must be shut down for the update to install properly.

The downloads are available at:   

Mastercam – http://www.mastercam.com/en-us/Support/Downloads/Mastercam

Mastercam for SOLIDWORKS – http://www.mastercam.com/en-us/Support/Downloads/Mastercam-for-SOLIDWORKS