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DXF2papercraft is described as 'converts a polygonal 3D model stored as DXF file into a plain drawing in the form of a 2D DXF file. This requires to 'unfold' the model. The result is a flattened pattern of connected polygons' and is a 3D Modeler in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DXF2papercraft for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is UVLayout. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Dunreeb Cutout or 123D Make. Other great apps like DXF2papercraft are Unfold3D, Ultimate Unwrap 3D, Ultimate Papercraft 3D and Pepakura Designer.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

DXF2papercraft converts a polygonal 3D model stored as DXF file into a plain drawing in the form of a 2D DXF file. This...

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  1. UVLayout icon

    UVLayout

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    UVLayout is a stand-alone application for the creation and editing of UV coordinates for 3D polymeshes and subdivision surfaces.

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  2. Unfold3D icon

    Unfold3D

    • Mac
    • Windows

    UNFOLD3D is today the preferred unwrapping tool used by major studios producing games and animation, but also by many independent artists. Polygonal Design, creator of UNFOLD3D technology, is recognized by many artists as the most efficient unfolding tool in the world.

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  3. Ultimate Unwrap 3D icon

    Ultimate Unwrap 3D

    • Windows

    Ultimate Unwrap 3D is a specialty Windows UV mapping tool for unfolding and unwrapping 3D models.

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  4. Ultimate Papercraft 3D icon

    Ultimate Papercraft 3D

    • Windows

    Ultimate Papercraft 3D is a specialty Windows tool for creating papercraft from 3D models. It includes an easy-to-use layout editor for bringing your papercraft designs to reality and a 3D window for viewing your 3D models.

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  5. Dunreeb Cutout icon

    Dunreeb Cutout

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Autodesk Maya

    Cutout is a plugin for Autodesk Maya for the purpose of building real paper models out of paper from your virtual 3D models.

    Unfolded church made with Dunreeb Cutout under Mac OSX, Maya 2008
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    Perfect for creating papercrafts. Very easy to use. It does exactly what I wanted and it also runs on Mac OS X. :-)

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    perfect unfolding WITH textures

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  6. Pepakura Designer icon

    Pepakura Designer

    • Windows

    Pepakura Designer allows you to easily create papercraft models from 3D data you create from your favorite 3D software. The save and export functions are disabled before registering. Otherwise all functions work without limitation in the shareware version.

    A screenshot of Pepakura Designer and an assembled dragon papercraft.
  7. 123D Make icon

    123D Make

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Software to transform 3d models for laser cutting, origami, folding, cardboard & plywood.

    Discontinued

    it has been discontinued

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  8. Uvmapper Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows

    UVMapper Professional is a stand-alone texture mapping utility for the creation and modification of UV coordinates for n-sided polygonal 3D models.

    Discontinued

    unsupported, no way to pay, abandoned

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  9. Foldify icon

    Foldify

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Draw, create, print and fold beautiful 3D figures with Foldify. You don't need drawing skills, Foldify has tons of free content to create amazing, high quality figures!

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  10. FlatFab icon

    FlatFab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    flatfab marries digital modeling and traditional craftsmanship. 3D printing in new-age materials is great for small complex objects, but prohibitive in time and money for anything bigger than your fist.

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