Ruby® - Laser Software Redefined

Trotec Ruby: Digital to the core. Makes working with your laser simpler and faster.

What does every laser user always need? A laser software that makes your work run seamlessly. Something with a simple, effortless workflow from idea to finished product. A platform that guarantees profitable order processing. Something connected, web-based and digital to the core, with a user interface that delights.

This is what Trotec Ruby stands for. Our vision: To redefine working with the laser and offer all laser users access to potentially unprecedented added value.

Start your digital journey now:

Get Ruby® now for free

Check out Ruby® in action!

Push the "PLAY" button to watch the video

The laser graphic design software. For a seamless workflow.

Create graphic, photo and text elements. Adjustments can be made quickly with the integrated workflow. Switch between the "design" and "prepare" steps at any time in one software that is both, a graphics and laser program. With all graphic tools the laser user needs. Ruby® allows direct file import from pdf, svg, ai and png. These functionalities cut the time from the idea to the finished products to half of it.

Connected working. Multiple lasers, infinite number of users, one web-based platform.

Ruby® connects all your laser machines in a network. Jobs can be distributed to multiple machines from a PC or Mac. Jobs are loaded onto the laser machine's integrated storage and processed without an additional PC. Thanks to the new workflow, jobs can be prepared by one user and produced by anothter at any time and from anywhere.

A user interface that delights.

The laser software Ruby® accompanies the user from the idea to the finished product. The seamless worklfow starts with the design and continues through preparation and production. Self-explanatory. An integrated guide provides addtional tips if required. The training effort is minimal. The cloud-based material database guarantees the best laser results. The user selects the material and material effects such as deep engraving, dark engraving or kiss cut right from the start.

You want to simplify your workflow?

Download Ruby® now for free

Seamless workflow

Idea Product

Search and edit laser designs and jobs

Create laser designs and texts

Get jobs ready for production

Run jobs on your laser

From idea to product

All processing steps for laser users are integrated in one software. The integrated workflow guides the user step by step from the idea for a laser job to the finished product. The advantage of the split workflow: Graphic, laser-related job preparation and laser operation can be performed by different people.

Import files directly

Directly import files as pdf, svg, png or jpg and clean them automatically.

Optimize cut jobs

Optimize your cut jobs for better material utilization with kerf correction, nesting, commonline cutting, etc.

Simplify laser parameters

Time-consuming adjustment of laser parameters is no longer necessary. Simply select material and desired material effect, e.g. dark engraving or kisscut.

Windows and MAC compatible

Platform and client independence. For all operating systems.

Create graphic- and text elements

Create designs, photo and text elements. With all the graphic tools the laser user needs.

Know job time upfront

To know job time upfront for quoting and efficient production planning.

Manage roles and user rights

Assign different roles and rights to the users.

Control more lasers from one PC

Jobs can be distributed from one PC to several machines.

Connect the laser to the network

Connect all laser machines in a network, locally or in the cloud.

Use Ruby since always

Compatible since the 1st minute. Use Ruby with all Trotec Speedy lasers from 2001 onwards.

Process variable data

Create tags and other jobs from Excel files and lists with variable text fields.

Connect 3rd party systems

Use Ruby's open programming interface - the Ruby API - to connect PLC, ERP or program your own applications.

Connect your webshop

Connect your webshop to minimize job creation.

Access job data at anytime from anywhere

Access your job data at any time from anywhere. Secure data in the Ruby Cloud. Backups are created automatically.

Be secure

We take care of data security. With encryption on secure servers.

Keep full overview

See what jobs and materials you have produced, how long it took to increase transparency of production. For more efficient production planning.

Share jobs, designs and laser parameters

Share jobs, designs and laser parameters with other laser users.

Fast onboarding

Get into the software quickly with the integrated user guide.

Get notified in real time

Get notified on the status of your machine to maximize the utilization.

Speed up file import

Save files onto "hot folder" to import automatically. This speeds up file import.

What our customers say about working with Ruby®

Do you want to be more productive?

Download Ruby® now for free

The vision of Trotec Ruby

Push the "PLAY" button and see the video
Use the buttons below to skip ahead

The digital journey Ruby® has started. The journey continues:


Directly import files like pdf, jpg, svg

Create or edit graphics and texts

Have one seamless idea-to-product workflow

Multiple users can collaborate

Simplify the way laser parameters are determined

Trotec Ruby for Speedy Series

Minimized time to first job

Automate file import with hot folders


Simplify engraving of cylindrical products

Know job time up-front

Use multiple machines from one PC

Import, create and process dynamic data

Use any operating system

Do print-and-cut jobs

Prepare laser jobs from anywhere

Use your laser without PC

More and advanced design and typesetting


Optimize your cut jobs for better material utilization

Automate workflows to minimize manual interaction

Connect to external systems like e-commerce

View and analyze your production data

Connect with the laser community and share

Use all your Trotec laser machines from one interface

*Please notice: Subjected to change without notice

Get the laser software Ruby® now Free download
Free download