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AutoCAD 2023: Free Download of the Full Version

Looking for a full version of AutoCAD 2023 to download for free? Check out our article to see what your options are.

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The Best 3D Scanner Apps of 2022 (iPhone & Android)

Check out the best 3D scanner apps for iPhone and Android. They're fun, accessible, and great for photogrammetry!

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Top 10: Best Free 3D Modeling Software for Beginners

3D modeling takes a lot of practice, but with time anyone can learn it. Check out the 10 best free 3D modeling software tools for beginners.

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The Best Free 3D Printing Software of 2022

Check out our picks for the best free 3D printing software: slicers & 3D printer control, STL edit & repair software, and 3D modeling software.

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Top 10: The Best Free CAD Software of 2022

Finding the right 3D design software can be tricky. Check out our picks for the best free CAD software, including unique features.

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Image to 3D Model: How to Create a 3D Model from Photos

Learn how to convert images to 3D models, and give an extra dimension to your favorite photos. No professional experience required!

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The Best 3D Modeling Apps of 2022 (iPad & Android)

CAD has gone portable! Check out our selection of the best 3D design apps for 3D modeling with iPad and Android.

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Top 20: Best 3D Printer Slicer Software of 2022 (Most Are Free)

Want to get the best results from your 3D printer? Check out our guide to the best 3D printer slicer software. Most of them are free.

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Best Creality Ender 3 (V2/Pro/Max) Upgrades & Mods in 2022

Great as they are, there's plenty you can do the Creality Ender 3, V2, Max, and Pro to upgrade and make them your own. Here are our recommendations.

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Top 10: Best 3D Modeling Software of 2022 (Some Are Free)

Looking for 3D design software? Check out our guide to find the best 3D modeling software for your needs. Some are even free!

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3D Printing Troubleshooting: All Problems & Solutions

Complete 3D printing troubleshooting guide. All common 3D printing problems and their solutions. Includes both FDM and SLA 3D printing issues.

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The Best Photogrammetry Software of 2022 (Many are Free)

Check out our picks for the best photogrammetry software available right now, from free-to-use software to professional applications.

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The 8 Best Arduino Simulators of 2022 (Online & Offline)

It's always nice to be able to try something out before doing it for real. Read on to learn all about some great Arduino simulator options!

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The Best Ender 3 (V2/Pro) Cura Profile / Settings

Let us help you with Ender 3 Cura settings! Enjoy perfect prints with the best Ender 3 (V2/Pro) Cura profile for your needs.

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3D Printer Stringing: 5 Simple Solutions

In 3D printing, stringing is a common problem, especially with flexible materials. Overcome this issue with these five simple solutions!

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PLA Not Sticking to Bed: 6 Simple Solutions

When it comes to printing in PLA, not sticking to the bed is a common issue. Read on for six simple solutions for this problem!

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How to 3D Print Your Own Lithophane

Lithophanes offer a unique way to add some sophistication to your photos. Easily learn how to make your own lithophane using 3D printing!

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Free Blender Models: Top 15 Sites of 2022

Need a model for your project but aren't looking to spend big? Check out the best sites where you can download free Blender models.

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The Best Thingiverse Alternatives of 2022

If you're looking for cool 3D models, you're not limited to Thingiverse. Check out our picks for the best Thingiverse alternatives!

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7 Free STL Editors: How to Edit & Repair STL Files

How to edit and repair an STL file with 7 free STL editors: FreeCAD, Tinkercad, Blender, Meshmixer, Meshlab, 3D Slash, and SculptGL.

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