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For Model Makers
Best 3D Design/3D Modeling Software 2019 (15 of 30 are Free)

Looking for best 3D modeling software/3D design software? Check out our 2019 guide to the 30 best 3D software tools for model makers, including 15 free 3D modeling software tools.

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The Best of the Best
17 Best 3D Printers of Spring 2019

What's the best 3D printer? Check out our Spring 2019 buyer’s guide to the best 3D printers in 17 categories. Includes 3D printer reviews and help on how to find the perfect machine for your needs.

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Let's Get Started
Best 3D Printing Software Tools in 2019 (All Are Free)

Looking for 3D printer software? Check out our 2019 guide to the 27 best free 3D printing software tools for beginners to pros.

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Zero Cost, Maximum Convenience!
Best Free Online CAD Software Tools in 2019

Check out our 2019 guide to the best free online CAD software tools available right now for online 3D modeling. Some can be upgraded to add even more features.

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Get Professional 3D Printing Results
Best 3D Slicer Software for 3D Printers in 2019 (Most are Free)

Want to get the best results from your 3D printer? Check out the 18 best 3D slicer software tools in 2019. Most of them are free!

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Computer-Aided Contenders
7 Best AutoCAD Alternatives in 2019 (4 Are Free)

Looking for an AutoCAD alternative? Check out the best options available right now. Even if AutoCAD is the top choice in the industry, there are other powerful tools that can match its capabilities.

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Make 3D Free!
Best Free 3D Modeling Software / 3D Design Software of 2019

Looking for free 3D modeling software? Check out our 2019 compilation of the 22 of the best free 3D design software tools available right now.

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Everything You Need to Know!
15 Best Laser Cutters/Engravers & AIO Machines in 2019

Looking for a home laser cutter/engraver? Check out our 2019 buyer's guide to the 15 best desktop laser cutters/engravers, and all-in-one machines, plus laser cutting guide.

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Render's Game
25 Best 3D Rendering Software Tools in 2019 (Some are Free)

Looking for 3D rendering software? Check out our 2019 guide to the 25 best 3D rendering software tools for animation movies, special effects, and architectural visualization. Some of them are free.

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Strike a Pose!
24 Best 3D Animation Software Tools in 2019 (Some are Free)

Check out the 24 best 3D animation software tools for 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation to bring your 3D models to life in animated movies and games. Some of them are free.

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Let There Be Light
Best Resin (LCD/DLP/SLA) 3D Printers of Spring 2019

Looking for a stereolithography (LCD/DLP/SLA) 3D printer? Check out our Spring 2019 buyer's guide to the 23 best resin 3D printers on the market right now.

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The Ultimate Filament Guide
3D Printer Filament Guide – All You Need to Know in 2019

Check out our 2019 guide to the 25 most popular 3D printing filament types, showing you their uses, properties and where you can buy them.

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3D Scanner Buyer's Guide
30 Best 3D Scanners of Spring 2019

Check out our 3D scanner buyer's guide to the 30 best 3D scanners (DIY, handheld, desktop, and tripod mountable), plus an introduction to 3D scanning technologies.

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Good Printer for a Great Price
2019 Creality Ender 3 Review – Best 3D Printer Under $200

The Creality Ender 3 is our Spring 2019 pick for the "Best 3D Printer Under $200". Check out our full review to find out why. Includes a video of the unboxing, assembly, and first impressions.

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Creality to the Core
2019 Creality Ender-5 Review – The Best Ender Yet

The Creality Ender-5 is one of our picks for "Editor's Choice" in Spring 2019. It packs the best bits from the Ender 3 Pro into a bigger, box-like frame. Check out our Ender-5 review to find out if it is worth the extra price.