Best 3d Printing Software for Beginners



I believe that 3d printing should be as easy as using an inkjet printer. After trying MatterControl Version 2, from Matter Hackers, I was surprised to learn that this free opensource solution combines the ability to create 3d models, slice the models and control a 3d printer into a single application.

With this application, many users will be able to reach the objective of using a 3d printer as painlessly as using an inkjet printer. MatterControl works with most G-code based printers including the Creality Ender family, the Prusa i3 family, and the Monoprice 3d printers.

Since this video is a bit long I have included a table of contents to make it easier to find the areas you are interested in:

MatterControl Version 2.0 Unboxing and Tutorial

1:45 Intro
4:15 Mac Install
4:49 PC/Windows Install
6:08 Getting Started
9:09 Loading a Print
10:42 Slicer Options
15:35 3d Modeling
22:00 Summary

Let’s make this a conversation. If you try MatterControl leave me a comment about what you like and what you dislike.

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