SAMLight is based on the technology of SAM and provides the functionality for many industrial applications as well as for job shops.


User Interface

  • runs under Windows 10, 8, 7 (32 + 64 bit) and Vista
  • English, French, German and Chinese versions available. Other languages can be added with an integrated resource editor
  • password protected user levels

    Job Editor

    • fast rendering of graphical data
    • transformation of data with mouse and keyboard input
    • comfortable alignment and spacing functions
    • property page concept for fast adjustment of pens, hatch parameters etc.
    • transformation of point items
    • entity list for defining the mark order


    • different control objects (Wait, Timer, ...)
    • remote control via ethernet or direct program calls
    • motion control for driving external axis 
    • step and repeat
    • split mode for marking large objects
    • vector and bitmap rotary marking


    • supports different scanner controller cards
    • variable adjustment of laser and scanner parameters
    • scanner movement preview


    • filling of 2D polygon lines and layer structures with various styles
    • beam compensation of closed polygon lines during hatching


    • generation of markable scanner bitmaps
    • dithered and grey scale marking

    File Formats

    • SJF (SCAPS Job Format) with fast preview capabilities
    • many bitmap and vector import and export formats (bmp, plt, dxf, ai, svg, …)


    • generation of different 1D and 2D barcodes like 3of9, EAN, EAN-128, Code-128, UPC-A, Data Matrix, ...
    • extended Data Matrix ECC 200 access mode
    • Data Matrix dot generation


    • linear and radial text
    • Windows True Type fonts
    • serial numbers
    • customizable date/time objects
    • laser fonts
    • font editor for defining customized laser fonts