3D Slicer

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Cura's Evolving
Cura Adaptive Layers – Simply Explained

Cura's adaptive layers feature uses varying layer heights to achieve increased detail while reducing print time. Read on to learn more!

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Stairway to Resin
Best ChiTuBox Alternatives of 2021

ChiTuBox is great, but it's not the only fish in the sea of resin 3D slicers. Check out the best ChiTuBox alternatives!

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Make It Simple
Simplify3D & OctoPrint: How to Make Them Work Together

Do you have Octoprint? Are you using Simplify3D? Get the best of both worlds by connecting the two with these easy steps!

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Back to Basics
What Software Do I Need for 3D Printing?

Ready to dive into 3D printing? Get up and running with these must-have 3D printing software tools. They'll help you unleash the technology's full potential.

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New Slicer on the Block
Slicer for Fusion 360: New Software Overview

The new 3D slicer feature in Fusion 360 is a great addition and will come very handy for 3D printing users. Let's find out more about it.

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An Underrated Craft
CraftWare: How to Download, Install, & Use This Slicer

It pays to know how to get the most out of your slicer. Dig into this comprehensive guide to learn how to download, install, and use CraftWare.

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Idea to Print
IdeaMaker (Slicer): How to Get Started

Raise3D's IdeaMaker is a powerful and feature-packed 3D slicer. Read on for our beginner's guide to IdeaMaker!

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Slicing on Repeat
Repetier Host: All You Need to Know to Get Started

Repetier Host provides a comprehensive slicing solution. Learn everything about it to get ahead in the 3D printing game.

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Perfectly Form-ulated
PreForm (Formlabs): All You Need to Know

PreForm by Formlabs is a versatile and powerful slicing software for Formlabs 3D printers. Read on to learn all about it!

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Quality Update!
Slic3r Prusa Edition Unveils Smooth Variable Layer Height Feature

The new Smooth Variable Layer Height feature for Slic3r Prusa Edition improves surface quality while maintaining print speed.

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Easy as Lychee Pie
Lychee Slicer (SLA Printers): How to Get Started

Lychee Slicer is great slicing software that is packed with features for the novice and expert. Read on to get started!

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Easy Decal
IdeaMaker: How to Apply Textures – Simply Explained

IdeaMaker Textures are a quick and versatile way to apply patterns to 3D prints. Read on for the how, what, and why of this tool!

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It's All About Control
MatterControl 2.0: How to Get Started

MatterControl 2.0 is much more than a slicer, with many features to handle your 3D printing needs. Read on to learn more!

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Splish, Splash, Slice!
What Is Slic3r? – Simply Explained

Slic3r is an influential part of hobby 3D printing and a big player in the pool of slicing programs. Let's take a look at some of its main features and settings!

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One Software to Bind Them
Cura Versions: Most Important Editions and Versions

Do you know all the editions and versions of Cura? Explore this overivew of Cura versions, which identifies the differences and features of each one.

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Simplifying the Slicer
Simplify3D: Beginner’s Guide to This Premium Slicer

Simplify3D is a controversial 3D printing software: Some say it's overpriced, others can't live without it. Let's explore its most important aspects!

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Find the Cura
Alfawise U20 – Here are the Best Cura Profile Settings

The Alfawise U20 is a popular 3D printer amongst budget-minded makers, but the lack of quality Cura settings has left many users stranded. Here are the best Cura profile settings for the Alfawise U20.

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New Name, New Updates
Prusa Renames Slic3r PE as PrusaSlicer and Gives it a Huge Revamp

News from Josef: Prusa has been simplifying and improving its open-source slicer Slic3r PE, offering a ton of interesting new features and introducing a new name PrusaSlicer.

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Ultimaker Cura 3.2 Adds Experimental Supports and Layer Features, Improves UI

Ultimaker is now releasing its stable version of the Cura 3.2 after a few weeks of beta testing. You can now download the optimized software from the company's website.

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Beyond Cura and Simplify3D
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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