Serial to CNC

Serial to CNC

Win64, English

Chad Krause
Send Autodesk® Fusion 360™ CNC programs to the machine via RS-232 serial.

General Usage Instructions

Initial Setup:

  1. Add/edit the default machine
  2. Add additional machines you need


To send the program to the machine:

  1. Post Process the CNC Program
  2. Open the Serial to CNC interface
  3. Open the post-processed file
  4. Select the machine settings
  5. Click Send It!





The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.


You can unload the add-in without uninstalling it by clicking the "Stop" button when the add-in is selected in the list box on the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog.

Unchecking "Run on Startup" causes the add-in not to be loaded in future sessions of Autodesk® Fusion 360™.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button.

OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Questions? Comments? Feature request? Email me at

Known Issues

V1 had issues because it relied on the operating system's built in commands. These commands were, for some reason, not included in every version of windows

V2 should fix most of these issues

V3 in development, which will add receiving programs


Company Name: Chad Krause
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Author/Company Information

Chad Krause

Support Information

Contact me at for support.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


New serial library for added stability Added Handshake options Buffer now clears on cancel


Initial Release
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