3d modeling software

3D Slash Begins Offering Beta Program for Teachers with Premium Offer for Classroom Management

Accessibility and affordability. That’s the chant we’ve been hearing in the 3D printing industry forever now, and while some companies truly put their money where their mouth is, often both…

The Foundry Teases Upcoming Release of MODO Version 10, Available in Second Quarter 2016

There’s a lot of 3D software out there, geared towards companies and individuals all over the experience spectrum. On one end, you have companies like 3D Slash, who produce incredibly…

Solid Edge’s Monthly 3D Software Subscription Service Helps Designer to Make it Snow

As Northeast Ohio winters go, this one hasn’t been too bad. There have been a few miserably cold days, and a couple of unpleasant driving experiences, but for the most…

Introducing 3D Slash 2.0, Even Easier and More Fun Than Before

For individuals just getting into 3D printing – and even some experienced 3D printing fans – the pre-printing process can inspire dread. Some people are experienced and comfortable with 3D…

XYZmaker: Taiwan’s XYZprinting Releases 3D Design & Modeling Solution, Perfect for Novices

XYZprinting has put Taiwan on the map for 3D printing manufacturing, leading what’s now quite a competitive pack in terms of quality and user satisfaction. Not just marketing spin, these…

SketchUp 2016 Now Available for Download with Several New Features

It’s always nice when a software company is predictable with its updates. Technology changes so quickly that, without regular improvements and new features, a company and its customers quickly fall behind….

3D Slash Now Offers User-Friendly 3D Modeling App for Raspberry Pi

French company 3D Slash describes its modeling software as ‘a 3D piece of cake.’ Though I was slightly disappointed to learn that they have not, in fact, 3D printed any cake…

2015 Siggraph: Workshop, ‘Freezing Time,’ to Turn Animation into 3D Printed Sculptures

What’s the biggest reason today we are all so bent, across the globe, on putting nearly everything we can into 3D form? Because we can! While the intent behind many…

i.materialise Lists Top 25 Most Popular 3D Modeling Software Programs in Use Today, Blender at #1

Why do we choose a particular software for anything? Normally, because we want to be wowed with features that will make our lives easier and impress the world with how…

Cura Gets a Facelift: Ultimaker Releases Overhaul on Cura Software

Cura is among the most popular software suites in the 3D design and printing world. The software, from Ultimaker, has proven popular with makers everywhere–as recently affirmed by the results…

Smoothie-3D — Free, Incredibly Intuitive, 3D Modeling Software Released

I personally own three different 3D printers. I actually use all of them, and they all certainly come in handy when I need to 3D print several objects at once, or…

Incredible New Software Allows Full 3D Manipulation of 2D Photos – Could Lead to Creative 3D Printing

There are three major market segments within the 3D printing space which combine to influence the entire market. The three segments are the hardware (the printers themselves), software (design, manipulation and slicing),…