STL File Manipulation & 3D Design Software
3D Design Software
Software
License
Experience Level
Website
Autodesk 123D
Freeware
Beginner
OpenSCAD
GNU GPL
Amateur
FreeCAD
GNU LGPL
Amateur
Seamless3D
MIT
Intermediate
Google Sketchup
Freemium
Intermediate
SolidWorks
Commercial
Expert
Blender
GNU GPL
Expert
Rhino3D
Commercial
Expert
STL File Manipulation Software
Software
License
Capabilities
Website
Netfabb basic (free)
Freeware
Fill missing triangles, flip inverted triangles, and more
Slic3r (free)
Freeware
Capable of splitting a STL assembly into multiple STLs, merge STLs together, and create build plates
Materialise Magics
Commercial
A combination of Netfabb and Slic3r
Autodesk Meshmixer
Freeware
Use it to import stl files and manipulate them. You can split parts, add joints, merge parts, and add shapes to parts (like cubes, spheres, weird features)
Slash 3D
Freeware
Import STL models and hack away at them like Minecraft, or make blocked things from scratch and download as an STL.
Updated: May 08 (3 months ago)
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