Recommendations for 3D modelling code for 3D printing?
freebsd at qeng-ho.org
Thu Mar 24 18:18:36 UTC 2011
On 03/24/11 17:58, Robert Huff wrote:
> Arthur Chance writes:
>> I need to make some parts using 3D printing, and was wondering
>> what software I should use to do the modelling. Does anyone have
>> any experience and/or recommendations about this? If it matters,
>> I'll probably be using shapeways.com to do the actual printing.
> I was under the impression the 3D printers used proprietary
> Am I mistaken?
As far as I can tell, STL is accepted by most (if by printers you mean
3D printing companies - if you mean printing machines, I have no idea
but using a company to do the actual printing means it's not my problem).
Shapeways accepts STL, Collada, VRML and X3D files.
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