Glowforge Premium Features and Tutorials


Are you interested in learning more about the benefits of Glowforge Premium and the available features? Or, are you already enrolled and would like help learning to use Premium features?

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Glowforge Premium features. There are also links to available tutorials to help you create amazing things using Glowforge Premium tools.

What is Glowforge Premium?

Glowforge Premium is an upgrade to Glowforge Print, and it brings new designs, features, and tools to help you print with amazing creativity and efficiency. Each customer gets a lifetime free subscription to Glowforge Print. Glowforge Premium is a paid upgrade that makes it even better.

When you log in to for the first time, you’ll automatically get a 28-day trial period to Glowforge Premium. That will give you a full 4 weeks to try out all the designs and tools that Glowforge Premium provides!

Here are some of the benefits Glowforge Premium members enjoy:

  • Unlimited free designs
    Get unlimited access to scores of beautiful and useful designs that print at the click of a button. Make as many as you want - for yourself, for gifts, or even to sell. Take a look at what you can print!
  • Fast Lane processing
    Your prints are processed on upgraded, ultra-high-performance servers in the cloud, exclusively reserved for Premium members.
  • Creative Tools suite
    Laser design has never been easier, with one-click tools for managing vector shapes and bitmaps you can use to design or customize in minutes.
  • Unlimited design storage
    Unlimited storage for all of your designs so you can print anything, from any device, any time.
  • Millions of graphics and fonts
    Personalize and enhance your creations with more than two million pieces of vector art and over 900 fonts.
  • Design of the month
    Get a spectacular new Glowforge-exclusive design every month of your membership. It’s yours to keep forever.

Complete your upgrade to unlock the power of Premium, and get this month’s featured Design of the Month to keep forever.

How can I become a Glowforge Premium Catalog Designer?

Glowforge Premium members can apply to become catalog designers and have the ability to earn money directly from their creativity. Please see here for more information on our Catalog Designer program. 

Can I get early access to features?

As a Glowforge Premium subscriber, you can access the newest features that we’re testing out before they are available to the general public, we call it Early Access. 

To turn on Early Access:

  1. Make sure you’re signed in to
  2. On the top right of the Dashboard, click your printer's name. 
  3. In the menu box, click Glowforge Early Access
  4. In the Glowforge Early Access dialog, turn on the options that you want to try, and then click Close.

Note: The available options will change over time as we release new features for you to try.

Learn By Doing: Glowforge Premium Feature Tutorials

We know that one of the best ways to learn is by doing, so we've created the following easy, step-by-step guides for your first prints using Glowforge Premium features. 

Create a Puzzle using Puzzle Maker

Create a Stamp using Stamp Maker

Make a Leather Luggage Tag using Premium Creative Tools

Make a Bubble Wand from Scratch using Premium Creative Tools

Make a Custom Photo Frame using Premium Creative Tools & Proofgrade™ Medium Plywood

Make a Custom Sign using Premium Creative Tools

Make a Cake Topper from Scratch using Premium Creative Tools

Make a Garden Stake from Scratch using Premium Creative Tools

Make a Keychain from scratch using Premium Creative Tools

Make Your Presents Pop using Text Styles in Premium Creative Tools

Personalize Your Holiday Table with Premium Creative Tools & Proofgrade™ Hardwood

Save Your Favorite Fonts


Looking For Something Else?

If you didn't find what you were looking for here, check out our website or our Glowforge Premium Account, Pricing, and Payments FAQ page for more information. If you still have any questions or need assistance, contact Glowforge Support and a member of our team will be happy to help!

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