Software & Firmware
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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:

Open Source and/or free: *

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

Commercial ($$$):*

  • Simplify3D - powerful slicer. Price as of 23 Aug 2016 cost $149 USD

*More comprehensive list with additional software (LINK)


Community Firmware available at Facebook Group Files Section

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