3D modeling

From Beginners to Professionals
25 Best Free CAD Software Tools (Free CAD Programs)

Here are the best free CAD software tools (2D/3D CAD programs) for beginners, intermediates, and advanced users.

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Free 3D Models to Download – 50 Best Sites & 3D Archives

The 50 best sites & 3D archives for free 3D models to download STL, OBj, C4D, ... files for printing, Unity, Blender, 3ds Max, Sketchup, ...

Slice and Dice
Cura 3D Tutorial – How to Use Cura Slicer Software

This Cura tutorial for beginners shows step-by-step how to use Cura software and to find the right settings for 3D printing.

Make 3D Free!
22 Best Free 3D Modeling Software Tools (3D Design Software)

Looking for free 3D modeling software? Here's a compilation of the best free 3D design software tools available right now for 3D CAD.

To Buy or to not to Buy – that's the question.
ZBrush for Free: Is there a Free Version of ZBrush?

ZBrush is a 3D modeling software that allows you to sculpt. We show you how to download the trial version and some free alternatives.

Print Your Own Steve?
Minecraft Update Lets You Officially Export 3D Models

World-building gets a new meaning in the latest Minecraft update. Players can now export creations to Remix 3D - possibly 3D printing them.

All you need to know about 3D file formats
8 Most Common 3D File Formats Simply Explained

What different 3D file formats are there? How do they compare? Which one should you use?We explain them in detail in this article.

Researchers Digitize WW2 Shipwreck, Viewable in VR

Marine archaeology project Presence in the Past brings WW2 shipwreck the SS Thistlegorm to VR, thanks to photogrammetry.

3D modeling software
Autodesk 123D Design Review: Powerful & Simple

It is a powerful, yet relatively simple to use 3D creation and editing tool. For more details, read this Autodesk's 123D Design review

Printing Pixels
New Microsoft Paint 3D App Can 3D Print From Minecraft

Microsoft is launching a new and improved Paint app for Windows 10, called Paint 3D, that makes printing 3D models easier than ever.

Heaven for Anime Fans
3D Models Extracted From Video

A new 3D models generator service promises extraction of characters from videos. Currently, it’s limited to animations.

Review: Autodesk 123 Sculpt+
Autodesk 123D Sculpt+ Review

123D Sculpt+ is a 3D sculpting app for smartphones that finally gets digital sculpting tools in the hands of those who are not design professionals.

Designs You Can Touch
New MakeVR Modeling App Allows for 3D Printing VR Designs

Bringing powerful design tools to your fingertips, MakeVR has just launched for the HTC Vive. Best of all, you can 3D print your designs.

What's Up, Doc?
Artists Design and 3D Print at Blender Institute in Amsterdam

A team of creators at the Blender Institute in Amsterdam are using LulzBot Mini 3D printers to bring their creations to life.

Around & Around
Could the LyfieEye 360-Degree Camera Offer 3D Scanning Too?

The LyfieEye is a plug-in 360-degree camera for your smartphone from startup eCapture, who also promise 3D scanning in a future update.