AniCNC™ is Moog Animatics’ newest CNC application software exclusively for use with the Class 5 SmartMotor™. It allows you to tackle CNC projects such as milling, routing, machining, shaping and more.

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AniCNC™ is Moog Animatics’ newest CNC application software exclusively for use with the Class 5 SmartMotor™.

When coupled with the Class 5 SmartMotor, the AniCNC product provides a graphical Human-Machine Interface (HMI), G-code editing and runtime environment and other built-in features to help you quickly tackle your milling, routing, machining, shaping and related projects.  There’s even an offline mode that lets you preview and refine your G-code tool paths without being attached to the SmartMotor.



  • A simple, intuitive user interface, optimized for touchscreen use
  • Advanced Code Writer and Shape Writer for creating complex patterns
  • DXF file import to produce scalable G-code for quick resizing and/or arraying of your design
  • G-code export to DXF format for efficient use in CAD or illustration software
  • G-code editing and runtime environment with real-time viewing of the tool path
  • TrueType font to G-code converter allows you to scale/frame text as desired
  • Built-in functions for point-and-click programming of common metalwork shapes
  • Nested-array code building for easy duplication of parts in sheet material
  • Offline mode for previewing/refining G-code tool paths anywhere—no motors required
  • Dynamic jog and teach to rapidly record points to the G-code program
  • In-path jog correction allows temporary move adjustment and then resets and continues

Main Screen

The main screen is used to load, start and stop programs, view G-code being executed, view the progress of the CNC operation, and more.

AniCNC main screen

Machine Setup Screen

The Machine Setup screen contains a series of tabs used to set the machine operating parameters, define I/O, set up G and M codes, set tool offsets, and more.

AniCNC machine setup screen

Shape Writer

The Shape Writer allows you to create part shapes from a library of basic shapes, or text shapes based on your PC's TrueType fonts, and then edit and save them to DXF or convert them to G-code.

Shape SelectorAniCNC Shape Writer select a shape

Text Shape EditorAniCNC Shape Writer text

Part Shape EditorAniCNC Shape Writer gear shape editing

Download the AniCNC Getting Started Application Note

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