Cura is the most popular 3D printing slicer in the world. Repetier Host targets a more professional 3D printing audience.
While MatterControl and Cura have many similarities, the programs themselves are different.
123D Design is available to download from third parties, but no longer updated. SketchUp, is more user friendly with a push/pull feature that makes it unique.
Satisfactory products, Simplify3d and Cura differ greatly concerning their cost, user interface, functionality, compatibility, features, and additional updates.
For those who are professionals or who need constant access to a quality 3D printing software (or “slicer), Simplify3D is worth the price.
You can sell some things from Thingiverse if they have the correct license for it.
CAD software typically requires a large upfront cost. Luckily, there are free alternatives like FreeCAD and OpenSCAD, each with it own pros and cons.
The future of homework isn’t to print a school paper, rather, it will be to print a 3D object. A parents guide to 3D printing.
3D modeling software is some of the most powerful software available on a home computer. There are hundreds of options, choosing is the difficult part.
Have you ever considered 3D printing your photos? It probably isn't an option that comes to mind. Check out how.
You will need CAD (computer aided design) software and slicing software to take full advantage of 3D printing. No fear, easy solutions available.
There are plenty of places to get free content for your 3D printer in the form of STL files-the most common 3D printing file format.
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