3D Printing

Windows 8.1 3D Builder app updated with lots of new features
Make 3D printed objects without a printer

Windows 8.1 3D Builder app updated with lots of new features

John Callaham 28

Microsoft has just released a new and major update for its 3D Builder app for Windows 8.1 that adds a number of new features and improvements, including a way to make 3D printed objects without the need to actually own a 3D printer. Basically, the app has a new button, "Buy Print" that allows users to buy a object they can customize in the app from 3D Systems. Microsoft says: "...

Microsoft releases 3D Builder so you can view, prepare, and print your 3D models on Windows 8

Microsoft releases 3D Builder so you can view, prepare, and print your 3D models on Windows 8

Sam Sabri 24

Everyone wishes they had a 3D printer. It’s a relatively new field that’s beginning to see mainstream appeal. To help push 3D printing, Microsoft has released an app for Windows 8 that will let you manage your prints. Makerbot also pushed out some driver updates for Windows 8.1. One way or another, today’s a good day if you’re into 3D printing on Windows 8. Microsoft just released a...

Microsoft's latest episode of "On the Whiteboard" talks about 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's latest episode of "On the Whiteboard" talks about 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

Michael Archambault 9

This week Pamela Woon, editor and host of Microsoft’s On the Whiteboard, takes us on an adventure of Maker Haus to see the future of 3D printing. Mike Kemery describes the location as a “gym… allowing users to access tools that usually aren’t accessible”. He discusses the future of 3D printing evolving from a hobby idea to a mainstream focus over the last few years. Microsoft has added...