3d printing tools,Tutorials

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,...
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10 best free STL Files/3D Print Models Site you will need

The name is pretty self-explanatory, right? STLFinder is another simple search engine that will crawl the Web in search of free STL files, looking through many websites for 3D print models. You can also create an account to bookmark your favorites for future reference 1 Free STL Files/3D Print Models Site #1: Thingiverse The single biggest content repository on this list, Thingiverse is a website operated by MakerBot Industries, the creators of the popular Replicator series of 3D printers. The site is well established and mature, with a huge community of dedicated makers offering free STL files to download in...