Below are downloadable template files to help you setup your cut files. Choose the corresponding program you will use to setup your files. There are a wide variety of programs you can use for drawing vector files beyond the 3 listed here. In general, you should be able to open AutoCAD or Illustrator files in other programs as well. If you don't own a vector drawing program, and don't wish to purchase one, Inkscape is a good open source alternative.
The laser uses RGB colors to separate the cuts by order, power, speed, etc. These files contain an outline of extents of the laser bed, as well as preset layers to help separate the cuts of your artwork.