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Slicer

For 3D printing, you need program called slicer, which takes your model in form of STL file and produces G-code, which your 3D printer can understand.
There are several options to choose from:

  • Cura - free to use, good place to start
  • Simplify3D - powerful slicer, but costs $149
  • Slic3r - open source slicer with advanced settings Linux/Windows/Mac OS X
  • CraftWare - free to use slicer, Linux/Windows/Mac OS X

Firmware

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