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|Tinkercad
 
|Tinkercad
 
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|Simple web based design program. Combine basic shapes to build more complex objects. Great for simple designs and younger users.
 
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|Blender  
 
|Blender  
 
|https://www.blender.org/
 
|https://www.blender.org/
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|Powerful open source 3D modeling and rending program. Lots of capability, steep learning curve.
 
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|Sculptris  
 
|Sculptris  
 
|http://pixologic.com/sculptris/
 
|http://pixologic.com/sculptris/
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|Based on the paradigm of shaping clay, you start with a sphere and use different tools to push and pull it into the shape you want. Good for artistic modeling, not so much for precise
 
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|OpenSCAD  
 
|OpenSCAD  
 
|http://www.openscad.org/
 
|http://www.openscad.org/
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|Programming language based modeler. Write code to create your objects. Very flexible for creating configurable objects.
 
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|Fusion 360  
 
|Fusion 360  
 
|https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/free-trial
 
|https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/free-trial
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|Parametric CAD program with tons of features. Great for creating precisely dimensioned objects, mechanical devices, etc.
 
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|OnShape  
 
|OnShape  
 
|https://www.onshape.com/
 
|https://www.onshape.com/
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|Web-based CAD program. Not as many features as Fusion 360, but covers all the important bases and is simpler to learn. Doesn't require as much computing power to run properly.
 
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Latest revision as of 23:49, 12 February 2019

Name Website Description
Tinkercad https://www.tinkercad.com/#/ Simple web based design program. Combine basic shapes to build more complex objects. Great for simple designs and younger users.
Blender https://www.blender.org/ Powerful open source 3D modeling and rending program. Lots of capability, steep learning curve.
Sculptris http://pixologic.com/sculptris/ Based on the paradigm of shaping clay, you start with a sphere and use different tools to push and pull it into the shape you want. Good for artistic modeling, not so much for precise
OpenSCAD http://www.openscad.org/ Programming language based modeler. Write code to create your objects. Very flexible for creating configurable objects.
Fusion 360 https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/free-trial Parametric CAD program with tons of features. Great for creating precisely dimensioned objects, mechanical devices, etc.
OnShape https://www.onshape.com/ Web-based CAD program. Not as many features as Fusion 360, but covers all the important bases and is simpler to learn. Doesn't require as much computing power to run properly.



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