cura

Most popular

Featured image of What’s the Best Cura Infill Pattern for You Needs?
Infillin' Like a Villain
What’s the Best Cura Infill Pattern for You Needs?

Learn all you need to know about infill patterns in Cura. Find the best Cura infill pattern for cool and effective prints while saving time and money.

Featured image of Anycubic i3 Mega Cura Settings – Best i3 Mega Cura Profile
One Tweak at a Time
Anycubic i3 Mega Cura Settings – Best i3 Mega Cura Profile

Want to get the most out of your Anycubic i3 Mega? It all depends on the Cura settings you use. Here's what we suggest as the best Cura profile for your Anycubic i3 Mega.

Featured image of 3D Slicer Settings for Beginners – 8 Things You Need to Know
Tips and Tricks
3D Slicer Settings for Beginners – 8 Things You Need to Know

Learn about best practices for 3D slicer settings in this guest post from 3D printing community Pinshape. Slice like a champ and get better prints!

Featured image of Cura Support Settings – How to Optimize Your Supports
Support Your Supports
Cura Support Settings – How to Optimize Your Supports

Let's explore the main Cura support settings and how you can tweak them to obtain optimal support structures! This article should give you a jump start to forming the perfect Cura profile for your printer.

Featured image of Cura Retraction Settings – How to Avoid Stringing
Cura Your Stringing Ailments
Cura Retraction Settings – How to Avoid Stringing

Retraction is an easy and powerful way to reduce stringing and oozing in your 3D prints. Find out how to tune the Cura retraction settings for clean, string-free models.

Featured image of 5 Must-Have Cura Plugins to Pimp Your Printing
Icing on the Cake
5 Must-Have Cura Plugins to Pimp Your Printing

Some things just make other things better. Plugins for Ultimaker's Cura are good examples. Check out our top 5 picks.

Featured image of Slic3r vs Cura – 3D Printer Slicer Software Shootout
Slice and Dice
Slic3r vs Cura – 3D Printer Slicer Software Shootout

Slic3r or Cura? That's the question! We compare the top two open source slicers, focusing on their best features. Find out which is best for you.

Featured image of Extrusion Multiplier (Cura) – 5 Ways to Improve Your Prints
A Multitude of Solutions
Extrusion Multiplier (Cura) – 5 Ways to Improve Your Prints

Let's take a look at the extrusion multiplier in Cura, called flow rate. What is it? And how can you adjust it to fix certain print issues? All aboard the train to better prints!

Featured image of Alfawise U20 – Here are the Best Cura Profile Settings
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.

Featured image of Neosanding 2.0 3D Printing Technique Smooths Planes Quicker
Smooth Moves
Neosanding 2.0 3D Printing Technique Smooths Planes Quicker

The creator of the Ironing feature currently in the Cura 2.7 Beta details a new method that offers similar results in less print time.

Featured image of Free 3D Slicer Cura 2.5 out now: Definitely Worth the Download
High Speed Slicing
Free 3D Slicer Cura 2.5 out now: Definitely Worth the Download

Ultimaker’s Cura 2.5 has left its beta status. It offers faster slicing capabilities, dual printhead controls, and better user control.

Featured image of Cura 3.0 Brings Shiny UI, Fractal Infill Patterns, and 3rd Party Plugins
All good things come in threes
Cura 3.0 Brings Shiny UI, Fractal Infill Patterns, and 3rd Party Plugins

Ultimaker has released Cura 3.0, the newest version of its free slicer software. Find out if it is indeed the next big step for 3D printing.

Featured image of Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software
Scan and Slice
Ultimaker Integrates HP Scanning Software into Cura Slicing Software

Ultimaker has announced it will integrate HP scanning software into Ultimaker Cura, optimizing the workflow between 3D scanning and 3D printing. 

Featured image of Cura 3.1 Brings New Printing Profiles, Enhanced UI, and Better Slicing Features
New Updates
Cura 3.1 Brings New Printing Profiles, Enhanced UI, and Better Slicing Features

Ultimaker’s latest release for Cura, their popular free slicer software, is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux. But, what are the new features and is it worth downloading number 3.1?

Featured image of Ultimaker Announces New Software Solutions For Cura
Cura Revolution
Ultimaker Announces New Software Solutions For Cura

Ultimaker unveils two software platforms that will improve and extend the capabilities of their popular line of 3D printing machines.