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CraftWare Alternatives

CraftWare is described as 'free, fast, easy-to-use slicer software that converts your digital 3D object into a gcode toolpath format understood by most 3D printers' and is a 3D Printing tool in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CraftWare for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Cura, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CraftWare are Slic3r, MatterControl, Simplify3D and IceSL.

CraftWare alternatives are mainly 3D Printing Tools but may also be CAD Software or 3D Modelers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CraftWare.
This page was last updated Feb 3, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

CraftWare is a free, fast, easy-to-use slicer software that converts your digital 3D object into a gcode toolpath format...

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  1. Cura

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  2. Slic3r

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    STL-to-GCODE translator for RepRap printers.



  3. MatterControl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  4. Simplify3D

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Professional 3D printing software streamlines the process of 3D printing, leading to better results.

  5. IceSL

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    IceSL aims at making our latest research in modeling and slicing available as quickly as possible, in powerful yet accessible software.



  6. ideaMaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Prepare files for printing with ideaMaker, Raise3D’s powerful slicing software. The user friendly interface can prepare STL, OBJ and 3MF files within 2 clicks, while defined settings provide limitless customization for advanced users.

  7. ReplicatorG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This is the software that will drive your MakerBot Replicator, Thing-O-Matic, CupCake CNC, RepRap machine, or generic CNC machine. You can give it a GCode or STL file to process, and it takes it from there.

  8. Repetier

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Software for controlling RepRap style 3D-printer like Mendel, Darwin or Prusa mendel. Works with most firmware types. It is optimized to work with Repetier-Firmware Other working firmware is Sprinter, Teacup, Marlin and all compatible firmwares.

  9. Microsoft 3D Builder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  10. Netfabb

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Netfabb is not just a viewer, it provides mesh edit, repair and analysis capabilities to everyone already being or aspiring to become part of this fantastic, growing, creative, high-tech industry called Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping or 3D Printing.

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