With LET’S GO MANUFACTURE! spelled out on CAMWorksXpress website I think you can say that the express lane has been paved for this CAMWorks “light” version.
I picked out the following FAQ’s from CAMWorksXpress website.
What is CAMWorksXpress?
CAMWorksXpress is the new and easy to use CAM package that offers seamless integration within SolidWorks and the flexibility to explore and utilize the highly powerful features required for machining your parts efficiently.
Is SolidWorks required to run CAMWorksXpress? Yes. Currently CAMWorksXpress is available only as an add-in on SolidWorks.
What are the supported operating systems? CAMWorksXpress is a Windows operating system based software program. It is designed to run on both 32-bit and 64-bit Vista and Win 7 operating systems running either SolidWorks 2010 or 2011.
Is there a demo/trial version available? Yes, we offer free 30-days trial version (both 32-bit and 64-bit) of CAMWorksXpress. Before downloading the trial version, you need to register on our website www.camworksxpress.com . Click on the ‘Download free demo’ icon to access the free download of our powerful CAM software.
How do I get technical support for CAMWorksXpress? We provide effective email support. For any technical assistance or query, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I buy CAMWorksXpress? CAMWorksXpress can be purchased online. Visit our website www.camworksxpress.com, register and click on the link: ‘Buy Now’
And the price?…
Conclusion… This product is defiantly worth testing if you are looking for some basic CAM. The website is set up to for fill some nice valid content with video tutorials, blog and a user forum.