S3 Simple Sandcarve Software

S3 Makes Creating Artwork Simple


Resize images and convert to halftones with just a few clicks.


Import a jpeg and convert to vector art for crisp lines.


Invert your art with one click to create a negative image.


S3 was engineered for intuitive and easy artwork creation.

S3 is the ONLY software available that was created specifically with the sandcarving industry in mind. Do you feel overwhelmed by all the options and settings in other artwork design programs? Do you want a program that requires less steps to meet your basic artwork needs for sandcarving? Are you looking for an affordable option without a monthly subscription cost or constant upgrade fees? S3 Simple Sandcarve Software is the answer!

S3 provides the necessary tools and features to effortlessly

create artwork without additional and unnecessary distractions

found within other software programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Regular price for S3 is a one-time fee of $395. There are no subscription or update fees.

How much does it cost?

Yes! Fill out the form at the bottom of this page and download the 10 day free trial. 

Can I try before I buy?

Updates will be pushed out as needed. You will be able to update from the main menu free of charge. 

Will there be ways to update in the future?

Theoretically, yes. It is untested. S3 is based on Engravelab Photo Laser Plus which is for laser engravers.

Is it compatible with laser printers?

Yes! We have a video tutorial library as well as a User Guide covering all major topics for the sandcarving industry.

Are there any tutorials available?

S3 will only work on Macs with Parallels or Boot Camp in a Windows environment.

Does it work with a Mac?

S3 is the only software made specifically for the sandcarving industry, which means it is much easier to use than Corel or Photoshop (download pdf).

How does it compare to Corel and Photoshop?

S3 was designed to be intuitive and simple. You can create halftones in S3 with just a few clicks, similar to HalfWiz.

How does it compare to HalfWiz?

Installation is easy! Check out this video tutorial on how to install S3 Software onto your PC.

How do I install it?

S3 is a single use license that can be installed on up to two computers. Once it is installed, it can not be uninstalled and reinstalled on a different computer. 

Can I install S3 on multiple computers?

S3 is designed to convert a print-ready image to a halftone, but please note that S3 is NOT a full-service image editing program.

Can I edit my images with S3?

Your blank size (size of artboard) should not be larger than the paper size you are printing on. Your artwork must be within the blank boundary.

Why are blank pages printing after artwork?

10-Day Free Trial

Fill in the form and click the download button to start your 10-Day Free Trial today! 

S3 Simple Sandcarve Software Box

Video Tutorials and User Guide

Click below to access the S3 online video tutorial gallery, or download the pdf of the S3 User Guide.