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24 Best 3D Printing Software Tools of 2018 (All Are Free)

Looking for 3D printer software? Check out our 2018 guide to the 24 best free 3D printing software tools for beginners to pros.

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For Model Makers
Best 3D Design/3D Modeling Software 2018 (15 of 30 are Free)

Looking for best 3D modeling software/3D design software? Check out our 2018 guide to the 30 best 3D software tools for model makers, including 15 free 3D modeling software tools.

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From Beginners to Professionals
30 Best Free CAD Software Tools 2018 (2D/3D CAD Programs)

Check out our 2018 guide to the 30 best free CAD software tools (2D/3D CAD programs) for beginners, intermediates, and advanced users. All of them are free.

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15 Best Laser Cutters/Engravers & AIO Machines of 2018

Looking for a home laser cutter/engraver? Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the 15 best desktop laser cutters/engravers, and all-in-one machines, plus laser cutting guide.

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10 Best Free Online CAD Software Tools of 2018

Check out our 2018 guide to the 10 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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Best Cheap 3D Printer 2018 – Priced Under $200/300/500/1000

Looking for the best cheap 3D printer that fits your budget? Check out our fall 2018 buyer's guide to the 20 best budget 3D printers priced under $200, $300, $500, and $1000.

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Best 3D Slicer Software for 3D Printers of 2018 (Most are Free)

Want to get the best results from your 3D printer? Check out the 17 best 3D slicer software tools of 2018. Most of them are free!

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25 Best 3D Rendering Software Tools of 2018 (Some are Free)

Looking for 3D rendering software? Check out our 2018 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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Best Free 3D Modeling Software / 3D Design Software of 2018

Looking for free 3D modeling software? Check out our 2018 compilation of the 24 best free 3D design software tools available right now.

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The Ultimate Filament Guide
2018 3D Printer Filament Guide – All You Need to Know

Check out our 2018 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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Good Printer for a Great Price
2018 Creality Ender 3 Review – Best 3D Printer Under $200

The Creality Ender 3 is our winter 2018 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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Best All-In-One 3D Printer 2018 (Scanner/Laser Engraver/CNC)

Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the best all-in-one 3D printer / scanner / laser engraver / CNC machines which combine multiple functions into a familiar form factor.

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Modular Masterpiece?
2018 Snapmaker Review – Best Budget All-In-One 3D Printer

The Snapmaker, a super-compact 3-in-1 3D printer, laser-engraver, and CNC carver, is our fall 2018 pick for the "Best Budget All-In-One 3D Printer". Check out our review to find out why it offers the best value for money.

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24 Best 3D Animation Software Tools of 2018 (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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3D Scanner Buyer's Guide
20 Best 3D Scanners of Fall 2018

Check out our 3D scanner buyer's guide to the 20 best 3D scanners (DIY, handheld, desktop, and tripod mountable) in fall 2018, plus an introduction to 3D scanning technologies.