3D printing Software - 3Design NZ

3D printing Software - 3Design NZ

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Simplify3D printing software converts 3D models into instructions your printer understands. This creates better quality prints with a simple software upgrade.

Purchasing a 3D printer takes time and money. Most people spend over 80 hours researching their 3D printer, which makes it particularly important to understand what printing software is available and how much it can impact the quality of your prints. Even the experts agree - with 90% saying that 3D printing software has the biggest effect on print quality, even more so than the 3D printer.

Explore Software Features Simplify3D Software

Hassle-Free Printing

Simplify3D is the only printing software you’ll need to help you import, alter, mend, slice and preview your 3D model.

  • Access over 100 pre-configured profiles, optimised for your printer
  • Modify as little or as many settings as you want
  • Print using an SD card or USB

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Lightning-Fast Slicer

Simplify3D is the fastest slicer available, so you can slice your 3D models in a matter of seconds. This means you can easily make numerous alterations to get the best quality print. 

  • Slice complex prints in seconds
  • Preview your 3D part to pinpoint possible areas that could be improved

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Smart Supports

Simplify3D automatically creates support based on overhang angles. You can then customise these supports by adding or removing them as needed.

  • Modify the positioning, size, and angle of support material
  • Easily break off supports without damaging your part
  • Enjoy both ample support and cleaner surface finishes

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Optimized Dual Extrusion

Create eye-catching dual-colour parts using Simplify3D’s Dual Extrusion Wizard. This will stop filament from oozing onto your print, resulting in a clear-cut definition between colours.

  • Streamline the setup of dual extrusion print jobs
  • Safeguard your part from defects using the Ooze Shield and Prime Pillar
  • Print the part in one material and the support structures in another, allowing you to use dissolvable filament

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Simplified Multi-Part Printing

Efficiently print multiple parts to save time.

  • Manipulate where parts are positioned to make the most of the building space
  • Control whether to print in a sequence or repeatedly layer-by-layer
  • Adjust settings such as infill, support generation, layer height, and temperature for each individual part as needed

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Better 3D Printing Results

You can save time, money and filament on flawed prints by using the detailed animated preview mode. This allows you to envisage your 3D models from all angles before printing.

  • Get high-quality prints with the advanced print settings
  • Estimate print time, the amount of material needed and cost before printing
  • Preview your print layer-by-layer or line-by-line

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The software is cross-platform and can be installed on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux systems.


System Requirements: Intel Pentium 4 or higher processor, 2GB or more of RAM. Windows XP or greater, Mac OS X 10.6 or greater, Ubuntu Linux 12.10 or greater. OpenGL 2.0 capable system.


The software already includes an automatic update utility that will alert you when new software updates are available. In addition, your name and email address will allow us to stay in touch with the latest news and software releases.


If your license is for individual use, you may install the software on up to 2 devices that you personally own and use. For example, if you had a laptop and a desktop, you could use the software on both computers at the same time. If you ever need to move your license to a different computer, simply uninstall the software from the old computer to remove your license from that machine.