AstroPrint Desktop 3D printing app introduces 3D model manipulation, better cloud sync, more

Oct.27, 2017 - San Diego's AstroPrint has launched a new 3D printing app. AstroPrint Desktop is a cross-platform, cloud-enabled desktop app that lets 3D printer users manipulate and print designs locally and via the cloud. More

Hexatope: design your own 3D printed pendant in silver or gold

Oct.26, 2017 - Hexatope is a new app that lets users design their own pendant necklace in 3D printed sterling silver or 18-carat gold plating. Designs created on the interactive app are hand-produced by UK designer Charlotte Dann in her East London studio. More

Sony Xperia XZ1 users can order 3D prints directly with smartphone scanning app

Sep.13, 2017 - Users of Sony's new Xperia XZ1 smartphone be able to capture 3D scans using its integrated 3D Creator app, but they will also be able to order 3D prints directly through the app thanks to a collaboration with Sculpteo. More

VECTARY users can now generate 3D printable models from Noun Project library

Apr.4, 2017 - 3D modeling platform VECTARY has launched a new app feature in collaboration with the Noun Project, one of the biggest online collections of icons in the world. The new plugin allows users to import 2D icons from the Noun Project's online library for free and have them automatically transformed into 3D printable models. More

LifEnabled makes 3D printed prosthetics more accessible with DigiScan 3D app

Feb.23, 2017 - The LifEnabled, Inc organisation is working to produce prosthetics for some of the most impoverished communities. It is implementing 3D printing and scanning into its work more and more, as it offers the potential to make the design process more widely accessible and to cut the production time in half More

Dotty Digital launches DottyAR 3D model viewer on IOS, plans exciting AR 3D printing feature

Feb.20, 2017 - DottyAR, the cloud-based 3D model viewer for augmented reality model viewing, is now available on IOS. Dotty Digital, the company behind the 3D platform, is also developing two new DottyAR features that will be implemented later this year. More

Cloud Fixing of 3D Printing STL and 3MF files with MakePrintable

Feb.2, 2017 - MakePrintable is a free cloud-based tool for fixing STL and 3MF 3D printing files. The online 3D printing tool, created by Mixed Dimensions, automatically reconstructs the entire 3D printing file mesh and repairs any errors in the file. More

Turn your drone footage into a 3D printed model using the DroneDeploy app

Feb.8, 2016 - Cloud-based drone software DroneDeploy, used primarily for creating detailed and accurate 3D terrain and architectural models, has now made it possible to turn footage captured by a drone into a ready-to-print 3D model. More

3D print from your iOS device with Dropbox to i.materialise integration

Nov.27, 2015 - The new Dropbox to i.materialise integration tool allows iPad, iPhone or iPod users to upload 3D models from Dropbox directly to i.materialise's 3D print lab in order to view instant price quotes and order their 3D prints. More

Designer Othman Khunji develops Prayary: a 3D printed Islamic prayer mat that adds incentive to prayer

Apr.2, 2015 - The Prayary is effectively a Islamic prayer mat with a mechanism built into it that, through the basic motions of prayer, creates a rosary. As Othman explains to, the Prayary embeds the value and beauty of your religious... More

Dacuda and Volumental release 3D printed selfie app for phones and tablets

Mar.4, 2015 - Swiss company Dacuda teamed up with Sweden’s Volumental to create a new 3D mobile experience that allows selfies to be converted into a 3D print. More

Design and 3D print your own monster with My Little Monster app

Dec.15, 2014 - My Little Monster – Make it Real is interesting as it allows you to make thousands of potential monsters. It’s a drawing and playing app aimed at children and childish adults. More

MakerBot-ready Apps Portal launched, with eight apps now available

Dec.10, 2014 - Initally eight apps are available in the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal, including three design apps: Leopoly, Zotebook and Cookie Caster; three entertainment apps: Modio, World of Rabbit and Robot Factory for MakerBot.. More

Large 3D printed 4-8-8-4 Big Boy Locomotive recreated in 1000 hours

Mar.2, 2014 - One of the largest and perhaps most famous steam locomotives ever built, Union Pacific’s articulated 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” No. 4014, was rescaled and recreated using 3D printing. More

Mixee Labs launching "customized cufflinks" tool

Jul.9, 2013 -   The Mixee Labs is launching today customized cufflinks that allows anybody to design their own cufflinks. These cufflinks are 3D printed with stainless steel. More

Cubify launches new FreshFiber iPad Mini custom case app 

Mar.29, 2013 -  The iPad Mini is the latest exquisite release from Apple. Since it is more pocketable there is a great need for protection. More 

Printrbot launches new iPhone App for finding and downloading 3D Models

Jan.25, 2013 -  Printrbot launches a new iPhone App "Marrz", a community of "Makers" sharing open source files for 3D printing, laser cutting and machining (CNC). More 

Sculpteo presenting 3DPCase iPhone/iPad app at CES2013 

Jan.7, 2013 -  3DPCase by Sculpteo is the first ever app for customizing, manufacturing and ordering 3D printed iPhone cases. More 

Materialise launches 3D Print Barometer 

Dec.4, 2012 -  Materialise launches "3D Print Barometer" to help manufacturers to identify whether a plastic component is suitable for 3D printing. More 

3D Systems launches FreshFiber Sculpture Case App 

Nov.29, 2012 -  3D Systems announced today a new smartphone case app from FreshFiber – the FreshFiber Sculpture Case. The app allows users to upload a photo and turn it into a sculptured smartphone case for iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5. More 

First 3D printing iPhone app by Sculpteo

Jan.9, 2012 -   A new iPhone app from Sculpteo is announced on Jan.8, 2012 that you can snap a photo of yourself or a friend and the Sculpteo's app will convert the profile into a 3D object. More

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