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AutoCAD on Linux & Ubuntu – How to Run It

A frustration for Linux users is when software titles are only available for Windows or Macintosh. Autodesks' AutoCAD software is one. Can you run AutoCAD on your Linux system? Let's find out.

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30 Best Free CAD Software Tools 2019 (2D/3D CAD Programs)

Check out our 2019 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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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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Free 3D Models – Best Download Sites & 3D Archives in 2019

Looking for free 3D models to download? Check out the 50 best download sites and 3D archives to get free STL, OBJ, 3Ds, C4D & BLEND files for 3D printing, rendering, games & animation, or to use in Unity, Blender, SketchUp, 3ds Max, Maja, and more.

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Best 3D Modeling / 3D Design Apps in 2019 (iPad & Android)

The old days are behind us – 3D modeling has gone portable! Check out the 6 best 3D apps (3D modeling/3D design apps) for iPad and Android that are available right now.

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ZBrush 2019 Free Download – Is there a Free Full Version?

Looking for a ZBrush free download but don't want to commit to buying the full version of the popular CAD software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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8 Most Common 3D File Formats in 2019

Which 3D file formats are there? How do they compare? What should you use? We simply explain the 8 most common 3D file formats used today: STL, OBJ, FBX, COLLADA, 3DS, IGES; STEP, and VRML/X3D.

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3ds Max 2019 Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "3ds Max free download" and don't want to commit to buy the full version of the popular 3D modeling software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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2019 Cinema 4D Free Download – Is There a Free Full Version?

Looking for "Cinema 4D free download" and don't want to commit to buying the full version of the popular 3D modeling software? Here are the best answers to the question: Is there a free full version?

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STL to G-Code – How to Convert STL Files to G-Code

A stereolithography file, or STL, is a common method of expressing a 3D concept model. Most manufacturing systems, however, require G-code. To this end, you might be wondering how to convert STL to G-code. Find out in the following!

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Download Maya For Free And Other Free Alternatives

Maya ranks among the most popular 3D modeling software solutions for visual effects. Here is how you can download Maya for free. In addition, you could also try free 3d modeling software alternatives.

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Best CAD Software for Professionals of 2018

Looking for the best CAD software? Check out our 2018 buyer's guide to the best professional CAD software tools on the market right now.

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G-Code Simulator/Viewer – 5 Best Tools to Simulate 3D Printing

Modern 3D printing software makes G-code simulating possible in a form of a tool-path. This tool is extremely cool for delving into layers, and can also be important for advanced designers. Here's some of the most trusted & popular G-code viewing tools.

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SketchUp Tutorial for 3D Printing: A Guide for Beginners

Going from designing to 3D printing with SketchUp requires only a few steps, but there are some issues you may face in the modeling process. In this tutorial we show how to combine SketchUp and 3D printing.

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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.