Actually, you have to create the vector paths in it for the laser to follow. (Requires using an Auto-Trace program on a bitmap image to generate the cut lines.)
We’ve got rather a lot of tutorials that explain what’s going on…most are just a page or two, but they can really help with understanding:
The Glowforge team recommends working through your first prints by following along with the examples shown here to learn where everything is:
That particular page is also handy if you have any problems to Troubleshoot and you can access it by clicking on the Support button in the app.
Once you have run through the sample prints, some of the customers have put together some handy Tips sheets and a lot of tutorials in the Tips and Tricks section of the forum.
Some good ones to start with:
We’ve also got some of the basics covered for a lot of the design programs commonly being used in the Matrix, if you need anything specific.