slicing software

3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and…

Researchers Strive to Improve 3D Printing Parameters for Foodies

The potential for 3D printed food and associated hardware, software, and materials is vast—causing researchers from China and Australia to look further into the merits of the technology and more…

BigRep 3D Printers Used to Make Replicas of Apollo 11 Capsule for Oscar-Nominated Film ‘First Man’

It’s safe to say that in Ohio at least, winter is here with a vengeance. But while I’m already sick of the ice and snow that come part and parcel…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an announcement from Stratasys about its new Vulcan Labs spinoff company. Optomec has appointed a…

Tripodmaker Sends 3D Printed Beloved Belgian Comic Book Rocket to the Stratosphere to Celebrate New 3D Printer Launch

3D printed rockets seem to be all the rage now: aviation students from Inholland University perfected their 3D printed rockets with the help of an Ultimaker 2+, and CubeCab wants…

Autodesk’s VariSlice Algorithm Uses Variable Slicing for High-Resolution 3D Printing, Fast

Autodesk wants you to have it all. If you’ve been 3D printing for a while, you’re probably aware that while you can achieve amazing results with 3D models, the slicing…

Printr Eases Dual Extrusion, Keeping the Process Clean & Efficient with ‘Donut Wipe Towers’

Dual extrusion has the potential to offer double the fun of single extrusion in 3D printing — but anyone who’s tried it can also attest that there’s also the potential…

AstroPrint Now Features a Save Custom Slicer Settings Option

Cloud-based 3D printing management software AstroPrint was designed to offer users a high-quality, quicker and easier alternative to standard off-line slicers. Because users have a profile online that saves all…

Printr’s Free Katana Software Makes 3D Slicing Easy

If you’re a practitioner of martial arts, or at all familiar with them, then you’re almost certainly acquainted with the katana. The long, curved sword has a long history, first appearing…

Slic3r 1.2.9 is Released — First New Stable Release in 10 Months – Plenty of New Features

There are few, if any, software packages that have been as important and influential within the 3D printing space as Slic3r has been. As the only open source, non-profit, independent…

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…

CEL Launches Free Automaker Slicing Software, Integrates with MyMiniFactory for all Robox Users

An announcement just in from London highlights a historical day for MyMiniFactory and CEL as they launch Automaker 1.01 today as a free download and now with full integration into the MyMiniFactory library….

ToyBuilder Labs & FusionTech Officially Launch Free ideaMaker 3D Printing Slicing Software at CES

When it comes to 3D printing software, there are only a few good options to choose from. Much of the software on the market remains quite clunky and lacking in…

Project Silkworm Plugin Seeks to Redefine 3D Printing and Design Via G-code

There are so many aspects of the 3D modeling and printing process which are continuously improving. Whether it’s modeling software which is easier to use, enabling amateurs to design without a…