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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

What is an STL file? What is it good for? How does it work? We simply explain the STL file format for 3D printing in depth.

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

Learn how to get started with 3D animation software and bring your 3D models to life in animated movies and games!

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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. V2.0 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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20 Best 3D Rendering Software Tools (Some are Free)

Don't use just any 3D rendering software built into you 3D modeling software. Here is a list of the 20 best solutions – commercial and free.

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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.

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Sculpteo Fabpilot Makes 3D Printer Management a Whole Lot Easier

The new Fabpilot software from the 3D printing service Sculpteo allows clients to manage their fleet of 3D printers from within the cloud.

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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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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.

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Voxelizer Offers Experimental Image Mapping & Color Blending

ZMorph is experimenting with a way to print 2D images onto 3D prints using the ZMorph SX 2.0, DUAL PRO toolhead and Voxelizer software.