FineCut8 for Illustrator

FineCut8 for Illustrator V8.5.2 Upgrade (MacOS 9 - 10.6)

Type Software
Version 8.5.2
Release date 04/30/2015
Supported OS Mac OS 9 (9.2.2)
Mac OS X
Mac OS X(10.2.6)
Mac OS X(10.3.x)
Mac OS X(10.4.x)
Mac OS X(10.5.x)
Mac OS X(10.6.x)
Supported Software FineCut8 for Illustrator
Application Adobe Illustrator 8.0.1/9/10/CS/CS2/CS3/CS4/CS5/CS6/CC English/German/French/Italian/Spanish/Russian/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese



About this Upgrade software


This Upgrade software requests older version of Mimaki FineCut CD-ROM while installation.

The following functions have been change

[Ver8.5 -> Ver8.5.2]
- Fixed bugs -
The following bug is fixed:

  1. The new information of FineCut8 cannot be acquired through the online information.

[Ver8.4.1 -> Ver8.5]
- Newly Support plotters and Illustrator -

  1. CFL-605RT is now supported.
  2. Illustrator CC2014(32/64bit) is now supported.
  3. Reverse cut function (Supported only for CFL-605RT)
    Use this feature if you need to draw ruled line to the rear face side (surface). Detect a register mark at the surface of printing and cut out the outer frame of register mark, and machine can cut from the reverse side or draw ruled line.

[Ver8.4 -> Ver8.4.1]
- Fixed bugs -

  1. Unable to obtain the port number of LAN automatically and the port number is not displayed on the list.(CG-SRIII series, Only Illustrator Mac CS6)
  2. The port is not found when connecting USB.(Only Illustrator Mac 8, 9)
  3. Disenable to perform RL output with normal account.(Mac 10.7 and later)
  4. Unable to select the Illustrator CC when installing FineCut.(Mac OS X 10.6.8)
  5. When allowing sort function to cut media, machine start cutting from the outside of pass.(CF, CF2, DC, Only CF3 series)

[Ver8.3 -> Ver8.4]
- Newly Support plotters and languages -

  1. Supported to CJV300, CJV150 series.
  2. Supported Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese(Only for Illustrator CS6 and later)

- Improved functions -

  1. In CG-SRIII, IP address of plotter is enabled to specify when connecting by LAN.
  2. PIN and HLF are deleted from tool of CG-SRIII, and CT6 and CT7 are added for supporting so that the tool which is changed from CG-SRIII have been formally supported.

[Ver8.2.2 -> Ver8.3]
- Newly Support Illustrator -

  1. Accept Illustrator CC.
  2. The processing time have been improved of the case executing [Output to RasterLink] function under Macintosh .

[Ver8.2.1 -> Ver8.2.2]
- The following defects occurring at Illustrator CS6 have been improved -

  1. When arranging copy more than 20 times in every direction on [Copy] function in the plot dialogue, Illustrator is slow down and becomes inoperable finally.
  2. When deleting all media names and clicking the mouse on the output condition setting dialog, Illustrator will abend.

[Ver8.2.0 -> Ver8.2.1]
- Improved functions -

  1. Changed how to set LAN connection to how to select from the connected device list. (Only in CG-SRIII)

- Fixed bugs -

  1. When the midpoint of Bezier curve between 2 anchor points exist on a straight-line, an unintended line is cut. (For Illustrator CS6 ver.)

[Ver8.1.2 -> Ver8.2]
- Newly functions -

  1. FineCut8 for Illustrator ver8.2 is available for CG-SRIII.
    The following function which is installed on CG-SRIII will be able to use by ver8.2.
    • Intermediate Registration Marks output.
    • Output to a plotter by LAN connection.

[Ver8.1 -> Ver8.1.2]
- The following defects occurring at Illustrator CS6 have been improved -

  1. It is impossible to output under the language environment except Japanese and English.
  2. The letter is partially not displayed.
  3. The defect occurs when setting and applying the output condition.
  4. Fixed existing bugs.

[Ver8.0.5 -> Ver8.1]
- Newly Support Illustrator and fixed bugs -

  1. Accept Illustrator CS6 (32/64 bit).
  2. In Windows8, impossible to install the FineCut8 through a standard user account.
  3. When the midpoint of Bezier curve between 2 anchor points exist on a straight-line, an unintended line is cut.

[Ver8.0.3 -> Ver8.0.5]
- Fixed bugs -
The following bug is fixed:

  1. The closed figure which consists of two anchor points is not cut.

[Ver8.0.1 -> Ver8.0.3]
- Fixed bugs -
The following bugs are fixed:

  1. Fine Cut cannot be installed to Illustrator CS5.1.
  2. A postscript error may occur on RasterLink, when the preview format is set on EPS option dialogue displayed when outputting data to RasterLink.

- Fixed bugs -
The following bugs are fixed:

  1. "An unexpected error occurred" is displayed when sending data to CF, CF2, DC, CF3(R1/TF2 head) with selecting tools by color or layer.
  2. Cutting path is created at 0.1pt(0.035mm) outer side of the frame when the offset value on frame extraction set to 0.
  3. On Illustrator 9 or 10 for MacOS 9.2.2, a part of characters on the dialog are lacked.

New functions / Improved functions of FineCut8

  1. Cutting Start Position Specification
    Specifies the cutting start position.
  2. Separating and Cutting Lines(CF/DC/CF2/CF3)
    Avoids cutting too much when cutting thick works including formboard.
  3. Online Information
    Notifies the latest information of FineCut including update and announcement.
  4. "About FineCut" menu
    You can access to the operation manual quickly from this screen.
  5. Illustrator CS5 compatible.
  6. Outline Extraction
    Outline data can be created easily on "Trace Simply" screen.
  7. "Register Mark Creation" dialog
    An error in reading register marks is avoided by adding the mark for print direction and checking the recommended mark size.
  8. Plotter/User Setup
    "Connection test" checks the cause of communication error quickly.

Update procedure

  1. From [Plug-ins] in the Adobe Illustrator-installed folder, drag [Mimaki FineCut] folder to the recycle bin.
  2. Double-click the installer file created after decompression.
  3. Follow the instruction on screen.
  4. When confirmation screen for the old version product CD appears, insert the indicated version CD of the product.
  5. After confirming the product CD, follow the instructions on screen.

* For details, see "Readme" created after decompression.


Application method


(1)Confirm whether this file suits your product.
(2)If you do not know how to download, see "How To Download."
(3)Click the file name to be downloaded and start download.
* Printing "How To Download" is recommended.
* Be sure to read “Software License Agreement” before download.

Precautions for download

Be sure to read the following license agreement before downloading this software.

Software License Agreement

By installing this software, you agree to be bound by this agreement.

Article 1 Definition
  1. Software means the computer program supplied with this agreement.
  2. Related data means printed text data supplied with this software or printed data which we may supply subsequently.
  3. This software means the software, related data and the copy of this software which we supply to you.
Article 2 Limitations
  1. This software must not be copied against the provisions of this agreement.
  2. This software must not be changed or reverse engineered. Moreover, it must not be transferred, leased or sublicensed to the third party. The status of this agreement must not be transferred, either.
  3. This software must not be transferred, licensed or resold to the third party or transferred, licensed or purchased from it by rental or false rental activity.
  4. This software must not be transferred or licensed to the third party or purchased from it as secondhand goods.
Article 3 Limitation of Warranty
  1. It is not warranted that functions contained in this software suit the intended use of the customer.
  2. This software should be selected and introduced in the customer’s responsibility: any damage in installing this software in the computer’s hard disk and the plotter’s memory is not covered.
  3. We accept no responsibility for any results of the use of this software (including lost earnings or profits).
Article 4 Term of Validity
  1. The term of validity of this agreement starts when the customer installs this software.
  2. When the customer decides to stop using this software, this agreement is automatically terminated.
  3. This agreement is terminated immediately, without our notice, if the customer does not follow any clause of this agreement. If this agreement terminates, the whole of this software must be deleted.
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