Software for x carve

Is there any driver software besides Easel ? Does the X carve with Easel combo work properly in
Microsoft Windows 8

Theja

There are several options that you can use.

For CAM (to produce G-code files), a few of them are V-carve Pro/Desktop, Fusion 360, Meshcam, and others.

For sending the G-code to the X-carve there is Universal G-code Sender, Chilipepper and others.

I am using Windows 8 works great

List of other software options:

http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Software — everything will work save for Carbide Create/Motion and the Mac OS X stuff

The following pages list some iPad/Mac OS X and Android-specific stuff (might be some Linux-only tools as well), but most everything else works w/ Windows:

Free/Opensource options:
http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/CAD
http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/CAM
http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Communication_/_Control

Separate page listing the Commercial stuff:
http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Commercial_Software