Unfolder Alternatives

    Unfolder is described as '3D model unfolding tool to help you create papercraft easily and quickly' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are six alternatives to Unfolder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, iPad, Mac and Autodesk Maya. The best alternative is Pepakura Designer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try 123D Make or DXF2papercraft. Other great apps like Unfolder are Ultimate Papercraft 3D (Paid), Foldify (Paid) and Dunreeb Cutout (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2020

    1. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      123D Make lets you turn 3D models into 2D build plans with animated assembly instructions.

      Discontinued

      it has been discontinued

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    2. 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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    3. DXF2papercraft 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.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.2, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • 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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      • 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.
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