CNC Control | Conversational Programming | Hurco CNC

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Motion System Control - UltiMotionThe Hurco CNC Control Increases Customer Profitability

Nobody gets you from print to part faster than Hurco CNC machines​.

The integrated Hurco CNC control and conversational programming powered by WinMax® is the most versatile and intuitive out of any of the CNC controls in the industry. More importantly, each feature has benefits that you can measure in terms of increased productivity, which leads to increased profitability.​

CNC Control powered by WinMax

Program your robot with the Hurco Control

CNC Automation Job Manager with WinMax 

Automation Job Manager

Runs on the MAX 5 Control or a separate PC

  • Easy Job Setup and Robot-CNC Graphical User Interface.
  • Job and queue progress bars.
  • Run multiple jobs sequentially.
  • Setup Wizard for part trays.
  • Load and save job setups.
  • No programming to set up or run.
  • Less than 5 minutes part changeover time.

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Go from "solid to part" seamlessly. Eliminate extra steps. The newest control feature from Hurco is the skills gap buster shops need.

Solid Model Import allows you to import a customer's 3D solid model in .stp file format into the control system. This feature is particularly beneficial for 5-sided programming as it automatically generates the necessary transform planes. These transform planes serve as the fundamental building blocks that facilitate easy 5-sided programming in Hurco machines.

For all Hurco CNC machines, the ability to import stp files and selectively choose specific features to be machined significantly enhances productivity. For instance, you can easily select the floor of a pocket and identify the top of the pocket. The model will automatically provide the pocket depth, eliminating the need for manual input. After selecting a tool and verifying speeds and feeds, you can commence the machining process without any further delay.

Benefits of Solid Model Import:

  • Simplified programming: The feature streamlines the programming process, making it more efficient and less complex.
  • Time-saving: By eliminating the need to manually enter feature dimensions, Solid Model Import saves valuable time.
  • Preservation of accuracy: The imported solid model ensures that the machining process maintains a high level of precision.
  • Click-and-cut operation: Instead of inputting dimensions, you can simply click on the desired features and proceed with cutting.
  • Automatic creation of transform planes: The system generates transform planes automatically, easing the process of 5-sided conversational programming without requiring manual data entry.

Get the Hurco job shop automation package and list of package contents

UltiMotion® Reduces Cycle Time + Improves Surface Finish

What would a 30% reduction in cycle time mean to your shop?
More margin per part? More machine capacity? The specific benefits will vary for each shop,
but it's easy to see how UltiMotion will pay for itself faster than any other CNC control technology available.

Learn more about UltiMotion®
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Minimum System Requirements for Winmax Desktop

Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7 64 bit or newer version (32 bit OS is not supported)
CPU TypeIntel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 64 processor or better
Memory3 GB
Display Resolution1280 x 1024
Display CardDisplay adapter with DirectX® 9c or higher and Most Recent Video Drivers
Disk SpaceInstallation requires 1.0 GB of space
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse compliant device or touchscreen
MediaDownload and installation from USB
.NET Framework.NET Framework Version 4.0
Visual C++ Redistributable2010, 2012, 2015
Install PermissionsLocal Administrator​
Recommended Monitor Resolution1920x1080

Additional Recommended Requirements for Large Programs and 3D Graphics Use

​Memory8 GB RAM or greater
Display Card

Stand Alone display adapter; 1GB VRAM or greater; workstation/gaming class graphics card.

CPU Type

Intel® i5 or AMD A10 Series Processor or Better

Hurco C​NC​ Control Technical Specifications

Dual Screen
Single Screen


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  • Dual monitors
  • Dedicated program and graphics screens
  • 19-inch color LCD
  • Touch screen
  • Adjustable tilt brightness
  • Single monitor
  • Toggle between program and graphics screens
  • 19-inch color LCD
  • Touch screen

Hard Drive​

128GB Solid State

RAM Memory



2.7GHz Dual Core Processor​

Input / Output

  • ​Two USB 2.0 port on the control console
  • Two USB 2.0 ports on the electrical cabinet
  • Gigabit Ethernet LAN port

Processing Speed

  • Dynamic variable look ahead capable of over 10,000 blocks (with UltiMotion)
  • Up to 4,000 bps processing




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  • Power on / off
  • Emergency stop
  • Start / stop cycle
  • Feed Hold
  • One touch preset feed rate override, spindle RPM override, rapid override
  • Spindle on / off
  • Tool change (auto/manual)
  • Four button coolant select
  • Auto / manual machine mode
  • Single cycle mode
  • Auto interrupt cycle
  • Test run mode
  • Store position

Remote Jog


CNC control MAX5 Remote Jog  


MAX5 Keyboard-cnc control
  • Easy to use
  • Ergonomically angled
  • Designed for industrial environment


The Hurco control is easy to service
  • Field replaceable module
  • Configuration auto-backup to flash drive for easy recovery
  • Remote diagnostics

Input Peripherals

  • ​Stylus pen for precise touch screen input
  • Full computer keyboard​

The Only Dual-Screen Control Console in the Industry

Hurco is the only CNC machining center that gives you the added benefit of a dual-screen control.
You can get the job done with a single screen, but the dual-screen makes everything faster and easier.