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I thought you might be interested in the results.
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no trueSpace there?


btw 123D is great, i checked that few years ago
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Most popular doesnt mean best suited... ! ;)
You can be assured that cad and cad like Software is best suited but ist mostly not free so you have other results
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RAYMAN wrote:Most popular doesnt mean best suited... ! ;)
You can be assured that cad and cad like Software is best suited but ist mostly not free so you have other results
in the list !!!
Unless you're doing something like printing some kind of sculpture, in which case something like Zbrush might be better.
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clintonman wrote:
RAYMAN wrote:Most popular doesnt mean best suited... ! ;)
You can be assured that cad and cad like Software is best suited but ist mostly not free so you have other results
in the list !!!
Unless you're doing something like printing some kind of sculpture, in which case something like Zbrush might be better.
Correct! Or any kind of sds object.....then a poly tool of any kind..will do it!

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Popular is not an argument of choice for me. Never.
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Cad software is only if you are wanting an accurate model considering stl turns my cad built models into poly on export. The free Repetier-Host software uses stl and you must make sure to use a hi face count to get rid of the faceted look on large curves. Don't know what the newer multi material printers use but surely a refined model will give better results even on sculptures.

Stl has been the printing standard until recently.

truespace has stl export so will be useful in 3d printing listed or not for awhile..

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stan wrote:...

Stl has been the printing standard until recently.

.....
What's the new standard?
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3MF(microsoft) and AMf (3dsystems)are newer multi nozzle printer files types.

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