Software and 3D Models

  • Actify 3D viewing products
  • CADspan Tools and services for creating 3D printable files from existing, non-printable 3D CAD data
  • CGTrader 3D models for games, movies, 3D printing industry, and other applications
  • DeskArtes STL viewing and repair tools
  • df3d Cloud-based platforms for creating your own online 3D printing business
  • Kandu Software Graphics translators
  • Materialise Magics, Mimics, 3-matic, Streamics, and other software products
  • MeshLab Open source system for processing and editing unstructured 3D triangular meshes
  • Netfabb Autodesk software for mesh editing, slicing, part nesting, generation of supports and lattice structures, topology optomization, and distortion simulation for metal parts
  • 3D Compression Technologies 3D file compression tools
  • 3D Warehouse Google's collection of 3D models
  • TurboSquid 3D models
  • topeScope Solid model tool for STL, OBJ, PLY, and other file types
  • Sketchfab Publish and browse 3D models on-line in real-time without plug-in
  • Stratasys SolidView software for viewing and measuring CAD models
  • Tinkercad Basic online 3D design software from Autodesk
  • Within Topology optomization with integrated Nastran FEA software from Autodesk
  • Yobi3D 3D model search engine
  • 180 free shapes STL files created from wrapping point sets onto tubes (hoses, knots, and tori) that form artistic shapes; from Duke University and Geomagic

For additional information, see Wohlers Report 2017, an annual worldwide progress report on the additive manufacturing and 3D printing state of the industry.