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25 Best 3D Rendering Software Tools (Some are Free)

Here are the 25 best rendering software tools on the market today. Some of them are free.

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STL Repair – 17 Best Software Tools to Repair STL Files

Your 3D model isn't printable? Here are the best STL repair software tools for fixing STL files, plus tips on how to repair STL files.

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STL File Format for 3D Printing – Simply Explained

ZMorph is experimenting with a way to print 2D images onto 3D objects using the DUAL PRO toolhead and Voxelizer software.  Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph has added a bleeding edge feature to their Voxelizer software suite; experimental image mapping and color blending for 3D prints. By using the ZMorph 2.0 SX printer and the DUAL PRO […]

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20 Best 3D Animation Software Tools (Some are Free)

Here are the 20 best 3D animation software tools for 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation to bring your 3D models to life in animated movies and games. Some of them are free.

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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.

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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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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!

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Essential Tools for Students and Experts
11 Best 3D Graphing Calculator Software Tools

Are you stuck with your math problem? Here is a list of some of the best 3D graphing calculator software. Some of them can guide you step by step through the problem – others are suitable for professionals.

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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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8 Epic 3D Printing Fails (and Why They Failed)

If at first you don't succeed, bash your head against a wall and scream in fury. Truly EPIC 3d printing fails from the ALL3DP family album.

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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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Repetier-Host 2.0.1 Update Adds Velocity Painting, New Features

ZMorph is experimenting with a way to print 2D images onto 3D objects using the DUAL PRO toolhead and Voxelizer software.  Polish 3D printer manufacturer ZMorph has added a bleeding edge feature to their Voxelizer software suite; experimental image mapping and color blending for 3D prints. By using the ZMorph 2.0 SX printer and the DUAL PRO […]

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How to Make Augmented Reality Apps, Games & More

Augmented reality apps attract much attention. We review the best software that will help you create your own custom AR apps and games.

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Foundry Software from MIT Easily Creates Multi-Material Prints

The new Foundry software developed by the CSAIL Lab at MIT makes it easy to manage 3D printing with multi-materials.

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Voxelizer Offers Experimental Image Mapping & Color Blending

ZMorph is experimenting with a way to print 2D images onto 3D objects using the DUAL PRO toolhead and Voxelizer software.