Trotec Ruby. Laser Software re-defined.

Makes working with your laser machine simpler and faster. Digital to the core.

What does every laser user need today and in the future? A laser software that makes your daily work with the laser machine run seamlessly. A simple and fast workflow from idea to product. A platform that guarantees profitable order processing. A setup which is connected, web-based and digital to the core. A user interface that delights. This is what Trotec Ruby laser software stands for. Our vision: To re-define working with the laser and offer all laser users unprecedented added value.

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The graphic design software for the laser. 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 laser software allows direct file import from pdf, svg, png and other file formats. When importing, faulty files are automatically cleaned. These functionalities reduce the time from the idea to the finished product by half. No costs for additional software packages.

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

Trotec Ruby connects all your laser machines in a network, locally or in the cloud. Jobs can be distributed to multiple laser machines from a PC or Mac. Jobs are loaded onto the laser machine's integrated memory and processed without an additional PC. Thanks to the new workflow, jobs can be prepared by one user and produced by another at any time and from anywhere. Ruby breaks new ground with this integrated, splitable workflow, different roles and rights in user management. Complete automation of business processes is possible with the open programming interface - the Ruby API.

A user interface that delights.

The Trotec Ruby laser software accompanies the user from the idea to the finished product. The seamless workflow starts with the design and continues through preparation and production. Self-explanatory. An integrated guide provides additional 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. Trotec Ruby provides the right material parameters.

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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 into one software. The integrated workflow guides the user step by step from the idea of 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.

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The vision of Trotec Ruby

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Laser software roadmap - what's next

The digital journey has already begun in April 2020 with a closed beta version of Trotec Ruby. We are incorporating the positive feedback from our customers into our trip planning, i.e. the further development of the laser software. The journey goes on:


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 laser parametrisation

Trotec Ruby for Speedy series laser machines

Minimised time to first job

Automate file import with hot folders


Simplify engraving of cylindrical products

Know job time upfront

Use multiple laser 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


Optimise your cut jobs for better material utilisation

Automate workflows to minimise manual interaction

Connect to external systems like e-commerce

Solve your troubles before they arise

View and analyse your production data

Connect with the laser community and share

Use all your Trotec laser machines from one Interface

*Please note: Subjected to change without notice

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The journey starts now. Join the open Beta to be one of the first laser users working with Trotec Ruby. Profit from integrated job creation, directly import files, laser networking and capabilities of modern software technologies. All to raise your productivity in daily business.

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