Summa Wincut 2.1: A Free WinCut Utility for Summa GoProduce
Summa Wincut 2.1 is a free WinCut utility that allows you to create and edit text files for use with Summa GoProduce, a software solution for Summa's flatbed and laser cutter series. Summa Wincut 2.1 is a full-featured text editor with \"what you see is what you get\" (WYSIWYG) support, meaning that you can preview how your text will look on the cutting device before sending it to the machine. Summa Wincut 2.1 also supports multiple Summa GoProduce devices, so you can easily switch between different cutting projects and settings.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install and use Summa Wincut 2.1, as well as some of its features and benefits.
How to Download and Install Summa Wincut 2.1
To download Summa Wincut 2.1, you need to visit the official Summa website[^1^] and go to the Software / Firmware section. There, you will find a link to download backup and activation files for registered products. You will need to enter your email address and your serial number or SummaFlex dongle key to access the download page. If you have not registered your product yet, you can do so by clicking here[^1^] and filling out the product registration form.
Once you have downloaded the backup and activation files, you need to unzip them and run the setup.exe file. Follow the instructions on the screen to install Summa Wincut 2.1 on your computer. You will also need to activate the software using the license file that was sent to your email address.
How to Use Summa Wincut 2.1
To use Summa Wincut 2.1, you need to open the program and select File > New from the menu. This will create a new text file that you can edit using the toolbar and the menu options. You can also open an existing text file by selecting File > Open or by dragging and dropping it into the program window.
Summa Wincut 2.1 has a simple and intuitive interface that lets you customize your text with different fonts, sizes, colors, alignments, styles and effects. You can also insert special characters, symbols, images and barcodes into your text file. To preview how your text will look on the cutting device, you can use the View > Preview option or press F9 on your keyboard.
When you are satisfied with your text file, you can save it by selecting File > Save or by pressing Ctrl+S on your keyboard. You can also export your text file as a PDF or an EPS file by selecting File > Export or by pressing Ctrl+E on your keyboard.
To send your text file to the cutting device, you need to select File > Send or press F5 on your keyboard. This will open a dialog box where you can select the Summa GoProduce device that you want to use and adjust some settings such as cut mode, speed, force and offset. You can also preview how your text file will be cut on the device by selecting View > Cut Preview or by pressing F10 on your keyboard.
Features and Benefits of Summa Wincut 2.1
Summa Wincut 2.1 is a free WinCut utility that offers several features and benefits for users of Summa GoProduce devices:
It is compatible with all Summa GoProduce devices, including flatbed and laser cutter series.
It supports multiple languages, including English, French, German, Spanish and Dutch.
It has complete WYSIWYG support, meaning that you can see how your text will look on the cutting device before sending it to the machine.
It allows you to create and edit text files with different fonts, sizes, colors, alignments, styles and effects.
It lets you insert special characters, symbols, images and barcodes into your text files.