STL File Manipulation & 3D Design Software

Last updated 3 months ago

3D Design Software

Software

License

Experience Level

Website

Autodesk 123D

Freeware

Beginner

http://www.123dapp.com/

OpenSCAD

GNU GPL

Amateur

http://www.openscad.org/

FreeCAD

GNU LGPL

Amateur

http://freecadweb.org/

Seamless3D

MIT

Intermediate

http://www.seamless3d.com/

Google Sketchup

Freemium

Intermediate

http://www.sketchup.com/

SolidWorks

Commercial

Expert

http://www.solidworks.com/

Blender

GNU GPL

Expert

https://www.blender.org/

Rhino3D

Commercial

Expert

https://www.rhino3d.com/

STL File Manipulation Software

Software

License

Capabilities

Website

Netfabb basic (free)

Freeware

Fill missing triangles, flip inverted triangles, and more

http://www.netfabb.com

Slic3r (free)

Freeware

Capable of splitting a STL assembly into multiple STLs, merge STLs together, and create build plates

http://slic3r.org

Materialise Magics

Commercial

A combination of Netfabb and Slic3r

http://software.materialise.com/magics

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)

http://www.meshmixer.com/

Slash 3D

Freeware

Import STL models and hack away at them like Minecraft, or make blocked things from scratch and download as an STL.

https://www.3dslash.net/index.php

Updated: May 08 (3 months ago)

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