Ultimaker Cura Software

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Cura: Ironing – Simply Explained

Ironing is a useful slicing feature that can smooth out the top layer of 3D prints. Read on to learn all about Cura ironing settings!

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The Strongest Infill Patterns

Slicers offer many infill pattern options, but not all of them yield strong 3D prints. Read on to learn about the strongest infill patterns!

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What Software Do I Need for 3D Printing?

When it comes to 3D printing software, the types and options can seem overwhelming. Read on to find out the must-haves!

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How to Set Up Linear Advance in Marlin

Linear advance can predict nozzle pressure for more consistent extrusion. Read on to learn how to set up linear advance in Marlin!

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How to Connect Cura to OctoPrint – 2 Simple Steps

Annoyed by downloading and uploading from Cura to OctoPrint for 3D printing? Learn how to set up the Cura OctoPrint Connection plug-in.

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Cura Skirt, Brim & Raft Settings: All You Need to Know

Cura skirt, brim, and raft settings can save you time and money! Read on to find out what they are and how to use them.

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The Best Anycubic i3 Mega Cura Settings / Profile

Looking for optimal Anycubic i3 Mega Cura settings? Here is what we suggest as the best Cura Anycubic i3 Mega Cura profile.

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Cura: Combing Mode – Simply Explained

In Cura, combing is an important setting that reduces retractions and can prevent stringing. Learn how you can use combing mode in Cura!

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The Best Anycubic Vyper Upgrades & Mods of 2022

The Anycubic Vyper is packed with features, but there's always room for improvement. Read on for the best Anycubic Vyper upgrades!

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Cura: Print One at a Time – Simply Explained

Cura's print "One at a Time" slicer setting can be super handy! Read on to learn how it works, how to use it, and more!

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Cura: Z Offset – Simply Explained

Z offset control can be useful in a number of ways, including printing on top of an object. Learn how to adjust Cura's Z offset setting!

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Cura Coasting Settings: Simply Explained

Cura is a 3D slicer with some very neat features. Keep reading to learn about the best Cura coasting settings and see what they can do!

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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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Cura Gyroid Infill: All You Need to Know

An infill pattern can be both aesthetically pleasing and super strong. Find out all about the wonders of Cura's gyroid infill.

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A Custom Cure
Cura: Custom Supports – Simply Explained

If Cura support generation isn't up to your standards, check out the Custom Supports plug-in to achieve your ideal Cura custom supports!

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Cura Fuzzy Skin Setting: What It Is & How to Use It

Cura's fuzzy skin feature generates a rough exterior surface on 3D prints. Learn when to use it, how it works, and what settings control it!

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Cura: Outer Wall Wipe Distance – How to Use This Setting

Z seam issues can make or break a 3D printed part. Check out how to reduce your print's Z seams by changing Cura's Outer Wall Wipe Distance.

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Cura: Printhead Settings – Simply Explained

Cura printhead settings can come in handy when printing multiple objects. Read on to find out more about this feature in Cura.

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3D Printing Shells – All You Need to Know

3D printing shells are more important than you might think. Read on to learn more about them and see how they affect your model's stability.

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Cura: Honeycomb Infill – How to Get It

Ultimaker Cura comes with many great features but lacks a honeycomb infill pattern. Read on for a hack to get Cura honeycomb infill!

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