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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 Free CAD Software of 2022

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

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The Best CAD Software for Professionals of 2022

If you want to upgrade to a feature-rich CAD program and don't know where to start, look no further than our expert guide.

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Not a Total Bust
The Best 3D Sculpting Software of 2021 (Some are Free)

3D sculpting software is a powerful way to create organic models. Read on for the best programs on the market. Some are free!

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The Best Free SolidWorks Viewers

Free SolidWorks viewers are not created equal. Dive into this extremely detailed list of the best free Solidworks viewers out there!

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3D Printing Mechanical Parts: The Best 3D Model Sites

From robots and hinges to motors and drill guides, here are the best sites to find 3D models for mechanical 3D prints.

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Creo vs SolidWorks: The Differences

The choice comes down to your needs and how steep of a learning curve you want. SolidWorks vs. Creo: Discover the differences.

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DraftSight 2021: Free Download of the Full Version

Looking for a full version of DraftSight 2021 to download for free? Check out our article to see what your options are.

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Solid Edge vs SolidWorks 2022: The Differences

SolidWorks vs. Solid Edge is a tough choice, especially as they have more than their names in common. Read on to learn the differences!

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The Best 3D Architecture Software of 2022

Looking for free 3D architecture / BIM software, check out our top picks for the best tools on the market right now. Many are free!

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A New Standard
3MF File Format – All You Need to Know

We’re saying it — STL files are obsolete. Learn what the 3MF file format is and how it's key to production additive manufacturing.

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Artec Leo 3D Scanner Review: King of the Jungle

The Artec Leo is a professional-grade handheld 3D scanner that offers onboard automatic processing and a built-in HD display. Read on for our review.

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Robotic Arm 3D Printing – Platforms & Software

Robotic arm 3D printing – aka robotic additive manufacturing (RAM) – is gaining ground as a more flexible and efficient way to 3D print larger and faster.

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The Old vs. the New
Fusion 360 vs Onshape (2021): The Differences

The Fusion 360 vs. Onshape choice isn't made any easier by the fact that they're both great CAD programs. Read on for a comparison!

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3D Printing Lattice Structures – The Ultimate Guide

Move beyond infills to lattices for lighter weight, better functioning 3D printed parts and products. Learn the techniques and software!

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Onshape (CAD): All You Need to Know

Step up your CAD game with Onshape. Learn all you need to know to get started with this professional CAD software today!

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Fusion 360 CAM: A Beginner’s Guide to Fusion 360 for CNC

Looking to do some CNC milling? Chances are you need CAM. Luckily, there's Fusion 360 CAM. Follow along as we show you how to get started!

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New Cura 5.0 Slicing Engine May Be Just the Fix Your 3D Prints Need

Smoother surfaces, finer detail, and faster 3D prints are what Ultimaker promises with the release of its new Cura 5.0 slicing engine software.

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Autodesk Netfabb 2022: All You Need to Know

What you need to know about Netfabb to prep, test, and optimize your 3D parts. Plus, all the updates in the new 2022 version.

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3D Printing is Revolutionizing Motorsports

All manufacturers interested in 3D printing should pay attention to how it makes race cars and motorcycles weigh less, go faster, and perform better, and use these lessons in the race to innovation.

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