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The 10 Best Free CAD Software for 3D Printing in 2022

Check out our guide to the best free CAD software for 3D printing, including picks for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users.

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The Best 3D Animation Software of 2021 (Some are Free)

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

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It's a Bird? It's a Plane? No, It's a Parabola
The Best 3D Graphing Calculators of 2022 (Online & Offline)

Whether you have to be guided step by step or just check a solution, check out the best 3D graphing calculator software tools!

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The Best 3D Rendering Software of 2021 (Some are Free)

Check out our list of the best 3D rendering software tools for animation, special effects, and architectural visualization. Some are free.

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PrusaSlicer Updated to Version 2.5: Available to Download Now

Out of beta and available to all, the latest edition of PrusaSlicer ports a better perimeter slicing strategy and a new filament-saving infill option from Cura, adds STEP file import ability, and more.

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The Best Free 3D Design Software of 2021

Check out our list of the best free 3D design software for beginners, advanced, and professional users available right now.

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Anet A8 Software – What You Really Need

The Anet A8 is a great starting point into the world of 3D printing. But be warned - you need some software before making anything.

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Updated: 3D Slash 2.0
3D Slash Review: 3D Modeling Made Super Easy

3D Slash proves that 3D modeling doesn't need to be rocket science. It can be fun, and productive. Version 2.0 is even easier to use. For more details, read this 3D Slash review.

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New 3D Printer Firmware Uses Raspberry Pi to Speed Up FDM Printing

GitHub user KevinOConnor has created Klipper, a 3D printer firmware that uses a Raspberry Pi to parse G-code, map out curves, and set accelerations, improving the speed of FDM 3D printing. 

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Free PotterDraw Software Lets you Design Vases In No Time

Sometimes you need a specialist to get the job done. So if you want to design or visualize cylindrical shapes in no time, there’s an interesting new software out: PotterDraw.

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Handy STL File Bulk Viewer for Windows PCs

Got a folder full of STL files that you don't recognize? This handy utility will generate previews of them so you can make sense of the mess.

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Autodesk’s NetFabb 2019.0 is Now Available to Download

Autodesk has now introduced its 2019 version of Netfabb, the additive manufacturing and design software. Improvements such as better 3MF support and changes to the latticing function should make working with 3D printable files more comfortable.

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Old Dog, New Tricks
Repetier-Host 2.0.1 Update Adds Velocity Painting, New Features

RepRap stalwart Repetier-Host has flipped the switch on its latest update. Version 2.0.1 includes bug fixes, new icons and a few new tricks.

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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down As Company Undergoes Major Transition

The leading 3D design and engineering software firm Autodesk has announced the resignation of CEO and President Carl Bass.

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Create 3D Objects With LeBlox App

If you want to build 3D objects in a Minecraft style, LeBlox offers an interesting approach. All you need is a smartphone and some time. All3DP took a look at the software.

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Matterhackers Releases MatterControl 2.0 3D Printing Software

MatterHackers has just released MatterControl 2.0, the latest version of its free all-in-one software that allows users to design, organize, slice, and print their 3D models from one platform.

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TrussFormer Creates Large-Scale Kinetic Structures Made From Plastic Bottles and 3D Printed Connectors

Scientists from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Germany have developed an integrated end-to-end software solution called TrussFormer. It allows users to design large-scale kinetic structures produced from plastic bottles and 3D printed connectors.

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Major Firmware Update, Multi-Extruder News for Prusa MK3/MK2.5

Josef Průša, CEO and founder of Prusa Research, has released new major firmware for the MK3/MK2.5 3D printer, a new Slic3r PE 1.41.0, and the Multi Material Upgrade 2.0 is shipping now.

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Ultimaker Releases New and Improved Cura 3.3 Beta

Ultimaker is releasing a new beta version of its popular slicing software. You can now download Cura 3.3 now from the company’s website. As usual, the software is free.

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3D Printing Software company Beamler Acquires Printr

Beamler, the company that provides 3D printing software for the industry, has just announced the acquisition of Printr. It will be fully integrated into the buyer’s portfolio.

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