3D Printing Apps
The ability to model objects and physically bringing them to scale in a three dimensional space has become accessible to the masses with the advent of 3D printing. To make it even more accessible, software like SketchUp allows users to model, detail, and print via compatible 3D printers all in one application.
SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical...
Autodesk AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application.
Cura aims to be a end solution for personal 3D printing with RepRap based machines. It is tuned toward the Ultimaker, but can be used on any RepRap based design.
STL-to-GCODE translator for RepRap printersHere comes Slic3r! Its features are:- speed
Tinkercad is a super easy-to-use, browser based 3D design tool.
MatterControl is a free, open source app that lets you organize and manage your 3D prints. It's designed to help you get the most out of your 3D printer - making it easy to track, preview, and print your 3D parts.
Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123d apps.
Autodesk 123D is a suite of hobbyist CAD and modelling tools created by Autodesk.
Thingiverse.com is the place to share digital designs for fabricating real, physical objects.
Share your work and inspire other innovators in the Thingiverse universe.
Shapr3D is a revolutionary 3D modeling software created exclusively for your iPad Pro and your Apple Pencil.
SelfCAD is a browser-based 3D CAD/CAM software designed for the 3D printing community. It includes a 30,000+ library of guaranteed printable objects which can be downloaded, modified and printed all from within the SelfCAD suite.
Professional 3D printing software streamlines the process of 3D printing, leading to better results.
-The fastest slicer on the market-Customizable support structures-Support for dual extrusion and multi-part printing-Robust yet user-friendly.
Share your imagination, join our 3D printing community today and start designing, collaborating, and printing the easy way.
- Create anything you can imagine
- Collaborate with other 3D enthusiasts
- Show the world what you’ve got.
Wikifactory is a social platform for collaborative product development. It offers an all-in-one workspace to accelerate the way your team works. Inspired by best practices in software development, built for product developers from the ground up.
Connect your printer to a small embedded and WiFi enabled device such as the popular Raspberry Pi, install OctoPrint on it and you have an instant wireless printer.
Software for controlling RepRap style 3D-printer like Mendel, Darwin or Prusa mendel. Works with most firmware types.
SmoothieControl is an open source Android application for controlling SmoothieBoard based machine. 3D printer, laser/plasma cutter, CNC, and the like.
A open source file sharing site that is not tied to any 3D printer manufacturer.
Powerful 3D design application featuring a variety of modeling personalities and tools with an easy to use interface to express and communicate your imagination.
Powerfull 3D design tool for 3D printing, virtual reality and game engine. Exports to STL, OBJ, and HTML5 3D websites.
CraftWare is a free, fast, easy-to-use slicer software that converts your digital 3D object into a gcode toolpath format understood by most 3D printers.
Neobarok is a 3D modeling software aimed at artists and users of all levels. It allows you to quickly give shape to your artistic, design, or engineering ideas, to create highly complex objects using a relatively simple toolkit.
3D Orchard is a free online platform for crowdsourced design. It includes free, built-in CAD tools and everything needed to turn an idea into a physical product.
View, capture, personalize, and print 3D models. Download many kinds of 3D files and edit them using the 3D modeling space. Take a picture with your webcam and make it 3D.
CGTrader is an online marketplace at which artists can sell and buy Revit and 3D models.
This is the software that will drive your MakerBot Replicator, Thing-O-Matic, CupCake CNC, RepRap machine, or generic CNC machine.