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The 14 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 Free 3D Modeling Software for Beginners in 2022

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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Troubleshoot Your 3D Printer with an XYZ Calibration Cube

Wonky tolerances or other issues? 3D print a calibration cube and follow our guide on XYZ calibration cube troubleshooting.

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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 22 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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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 16 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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The 10 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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The 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: Common 3D Printing Problems

Got 3D printing issues? Check out our 3D printing troubleshooting guide to all common 3D printing problems and their solutions. Includes both FDM and SLA.

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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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Free Blender Models: The 15 Best 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 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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The Best Creality Ender 3 (V2/Pro) Upgrades & Mods

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

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20+ Best Photogrammetry Software of 2022 (Some 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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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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Klipper vs Marlin: The Main Differences in 2022

When choosing 3D printer firmware, you might be looking at Klipper vs. Marlin. Check out the differences and see what suits your setup!

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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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