3D printing and design is now more affordable for both the beginner and professional with the availability of Cubify Invent from 3D Systems Corp.
Cubify Invent is a 3D design tool developed with 3D printing in mind to turn ideas into reality. To help users better understand 3D design and printing, 3D Systems is making available free tutorials including: Introduction to Cubify Invent, Exporting a Design to the Cube, Making a Simple Cube, Making a Cookie Cutter and Making a Cup.
According to 3D Systems, users familiar with basic CAD tools like SketchUp as well as new users can quickly create projects in 3D and transform simple or complex designs into 3D printables with Cubify Invent.
Cubify Invent, available for $49, is companion software for 3D System’s Cube, the first 3D printer for the home. The Wi-Fi-enabled, plug and print device can print up to 5.5 x 5.5 x 5.5-inches and comes with 25 files or projects to get started and 10 colors.
Cubify members can access cloud-printing services for their creations or print their designs on the Cube.