F3D Alternatives

    F3D is described as ', a fast and minimalist 3D viewer'. There are more than 10 alternatives to F3D for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Paraview, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like F3D are open3mod (Free, Open Source), Magics (Paid), Free View Expert (Freemium) and Netfabb (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform application designed to visualize data sets of size varying from small to very large.
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    1. A free, Open-Source 3D Viewer designed to make it all easier. Massive 3D Format support Free and powerful 3D Viewer for more than 40 file formats, including OBJ, 3DS, BLEND, STL, FBX, DXF, LWO, LWS, MD5, MD3, MD2, NDO, X, IFC and Collada.
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      • Windows
      Magics rapid prototyping software enables you to import a wide variety of CAD formats and to export STL files ready for rapid prototyping, tooling and manufacturing.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Free View Expert is entry level tool targeted for viewing, verifying, dimensioning and communicating 3D geometry information.
    2. 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.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Support for STL, OBJ, WRL & PLY formats Open files in widely used industry standard formats NVidia 3DVision Pro stereoscopic rendering support Use your NVidia Quadro graphics card with stereo-ready display or projector and Artec 3DViewer to get a fully-immersive 3D...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Multi-platform Gcode and STL viewer for 3D printing.
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    3. VariCAD Viewer is a free viewer, convertor and printing software working with 2D DWG, DXF, 3D STEP and 2D/3D VariCAD file formats.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      fstl is cross-platform and open-source. Precompiled binaries are available for Windows and Mac, and the only dependancy is Qt if you want to build it yourself.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      The STL Viewer is FREE software for visualisation of STL or OBJ meshes created in packages such as 3D Studio Max, MAYA and Z Brush, modeled in CAD systems or generated from 3D digitalization of physical objects.
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