Introducing metric!

You asked for it, and it’s here! The Glowforge UI is starting to go global. You now have the option to choose either inches or centimeters in the settings menu in your workspace. Depending on what you choose, the ruler and height measurements will automatically use the correct unit.

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Software speed, upgraded rulers, and the best place for your pencils

We're rolling out a slew of updates this week including a faster workspace, faster camera, upgraded rulers, a mobile app update, and a new catalog design (some of you might recognize this one!).

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Notifications (communication is everything!)

We’re teaching your Glowforge how to speak your language with improved notifications. Plus, a thumbnail fix to better reflect your artwork.

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Cleaner cuts, cool running, and a better pinch and zoom

We’re getting ready for summer temperatures with some improvements to the Glowforge Pro cooling system. Pan and zoom just got easier with our latest changes, and we’ve updated our Proofgrade™ Basswood cut settings to make sure they cut reliably for you.

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More engrave settings for personal devices, Enterprise Wi-Fi in beta, and faster camera

Our first device engrave setting was such a hit, we’re adding the Pixel 2, Surface, and iPhone. For those of you working in an education or business setting, we’ve got good news – we’re adding support for Enterprise Wi-Fi for the most commonly used authentication methods. Finally, we’ve got some updates to improve the overall performance of your camera.

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Enhanced engravings, iOS app improvements, and Plus pins

We’ve seen so many exquisite photo engravings, we decided to make them even easier with instructions and updated settings. We’re also continuing to add improvements to our iOS app, including the ability to save your design changes from your desktop back to the app. Finally, you’ll notice a new badge next to your Glowforge Plus in the interface.

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Even more laser-focused

We’re constantly working to make your Glowforge more precise and reliable. This week, we’re rolling out a small improvement that will make our autofocus process more accurate. Most owners won’t notice, but more accurate focus will mean that some prints that might have otherwise failed to cut through will now succeed.

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Glowforge both in and on your Apple device + giant materials

We’ve got two new features in beta: an iOS app that lets you control printing from your iPhone or iPad and the engrave settings for the Macbook Pro Silver. Plus, you’ll now find Pro Passthrough-sized Proofgrade™ options in the shop.

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Shop additions! Acrylic that’s just like glass, Thick Acrylic, and Pro Shields

Today, we're adding lots to the Shop! New Thick Acrylic Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red, Green, Orange, Yellow, Purple, Teal, Fluorescent Green, and Fluorescent Pink. And, for something different, we’re adding Thick Glass Green Acrylic too! Pro Shields will also be available in the Shop, just in case Pro Owners would like an extra pair.

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Publishing our firmware

We're releasing the source code to the firmware that powers your Glowforge.

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