At work we use all sorts of closed source software that supports command line functions. It's very common for software that needs to be used in an automated way. Without Simplify3D supporting command line functions, they limit the usefulness of their software to non-automated usage. If a large company wants to use Simplify3D to create automated print jobs, they are out of luck. Simplify3D will lose sales because of this. I know this to be a fact. One of my clients uses Simplify3D, but only for testing. When it comes to making automated 3D prints, they are forced to use other software.
I think if Simplify3D is to become a serious professional printing package, then it needs command line function support.
At minimum, you need to be able to do this from the command line:
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Simplify3D myprintjob.stl myprofile.fff -print
And then Simplify3D would load myprintjob.stl, and print it using myprofile.fff.
Being a software engineer, I know this is relatively simple to add to most software.