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5 Free STL Editors + How to Edit STL Files

How do I edit STL files? That is something any 3D printer owner sooner or later wonders. After all: Ready-made STL files are fine. But what if an STL file you downloaded lacks some features, is damaged or you need only a part from it? That’s when you need an STL editor. We show you how to edit an STL file with 5 free STL editors: FreeCAD, SketchUp, Blender, Meshmixer and Meshlab. Editing STL files can be done in two different types of modeling software: On the one hand, there is CAD software (Computer Aided Design), which is designed for construction,...