Resources

Get a jump start on common themes and links to resources useful for reference.


3D Print Repositories

Get started 3D printing with these downloadable files.

Thingiverse

A thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things.

Youmagine

Share your imagination, where makers publish 3D designs. Browse through over 16,000 open designs that are ready to print.

MyMiniFactory

Enabling a decentralized ecosystem for 3D creatives, one step at a time.

Cults

You don't know how to make a 3D file but you want to 3D print objects? Cults is for you!

3D Modeling Programs

Free and paid options for creating your own designs.

Fusion360

Paid CAD software with a free trial, Free option for Students & Educators

Blender

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite.

Tinkercad

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!

OnShape

Onshape is a next-generation cloud design platform that speeds up product development.

Sculptris

If you're new to the world of digital sculpting, Sculptris is the ideal ground on which to get started.

Paint 3D

Whether you’re an artist or just want to try out some doodles–Paint 3D makes it easy to unleash your creativity and bring your ideas to life.

Slicing Software

Prepare your files for printing with slicing software.

Ultimaker Cura

Trusted by millions of users, Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software.

PreForm for Formlabs

Design your model in standard CAD software, then import the STL or OBJ file into our print preparation software, PreForm. Get your model ready in minutes, upload to your printer, and let it build.

Astroprint

Trusted by millions of users, Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software.

Simplify3D

Trusted by millions of users, Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software.

Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer

Based on Cura's open-source slicing software, Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer will allow you to securely slice your CAD files without the need for internet connection.

BCN3D Cura

BCN3D Cura is a free and easy-to-use 3D printing software that prepares your model for 3D printing.

Raise3D - ideaMaker

Prepare files for printing with ideaMaker, Raise3D’s powerful slicing software.

Makerbot Print

MakerBot Print is free software that optimizes and streamlines the 3D printing process for any workflow. It allows you to discover, prepare, manage, and share 3D prints.