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ideaMaker Alternatives & Competitors

(1)5.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to ideaMaker? Tons of people want 3D Printing Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Onshape, Fusion 360, Blender, and Solid Edge are the most popular alternatives and competitors to ideaMaker.

Top Alternatives to ideaMaker

  • Onshape
  • Fusion 360
  • Blender
  • Solid Edge
  • Tinkercad

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to ideaMaker

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  1. Onshape

    (390)4.7 out of 5
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    Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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  2. Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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    MaryAnn S.
    MS
    With SolidWorks I learned CAD and the transition to Onshape was smooth. I like how many tools, except in browser-based programs, are basically same for. I also really liked this same Part Studio,...Read more
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    #2
  3. Fusion 360

    (312)4.5 out of 5

    Fusion 360 unifies design, engineering, and manufacturing into a single platform.

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  4. Fusion 360 unifies design, engineering, and manufacturing into a single platform.

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    UD
    It sounds simple, but I love the sketch space the most because it is so intuitive and easy to get complex and accurate sketches drawn.
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    #3
  5. Blender

    (162)4.5 out of 5

    Blender is an open source 3D creation suite that supports the 3D pipeline, modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking, video editing, and game creation.

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  6. Blender is an open source 3D creation suite that supports the 3D pipeline, modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking, video editing, and game creation.

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    #4
  7. Solid Edge

    (120)4.1 out of 5

    Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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  8. Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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    Mauro T.
    MT
    The ease of modifying parts and the interface. Also, the technical support has been always kind and helpful whenever I need.
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    #5
  9. Tinkercad

    (68)4.5 out of 5

    Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3d printing tool for the masses. Whether you're a designer, hobbyist, teacher, or kid, you can use Tinkercad to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry – the list is truly endless!

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  10. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3d printing tool for the masses. Whether you're a designer, hobbyist, teacher, or kid, you can use Tinkercad to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry – the list is truly endless!

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    JO
    As someone who is new to 3D modeling, Tinkercad is a helpful introduction. Its interface is simple enough that a child could use it, but I'm still able to create basic models for my 3D printer.
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  11. NX

    (41)4.1 out of 5

    Design to Siemens NX is an integrated product design solution that streamlines and accelerates the product development process for engineers who need to deliver innovative products in a collaborative environment.

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  12. Design to Siemens NX is an integrated product design solution that streamlines and accelerates the product development process for engineers who need to deliver innovative products in a collaborative environment.

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    UD
    Unlike any other 3D modeling software, Siemens NX doesn't have
    #7
    #7
  13. Simplify3D

    (35)4.3 out of 5

    Simplify3D is a 3D slicing and printing solution.

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  14. Simplify3D is a 3D slicing and printing solution.

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    Shubham A.
    SA
    Custom supports, variable firmware wizard and elaborate print settings make it an awesome choice. Exporting FFF settings is a very handy choice.
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    #8
  15. OpenSCAD

    (30)4.3 out of 5

    OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects.

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  16. OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects.

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    Dr Robert B.
    DB
    What I like best about OpenSCAD is that its use of geometry definition and geometry transformation fits well with that branch of mathematics. If you are familiar with the linear algebra of...Read more
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    #9
  17. Geomagic Freeform

    (27)4.0 out of 5

    Geomagic Freeform is a multi-purpose 3D sculpting design platform that lets you create complex, sculptural, production-ready 3D models and quickly prepare them for 3D printing, or mold and die manufacturing.

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  18. Geomagic Freeform is a multi-purpose 3D sculpting design platform that lets you create complex, sculptural, production-ready 3D models and quickly prepare them for 3D printing, or mold and die manufacturing.

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    Semyon B.
    SB
    Simple controls. intuitive interface, spline point display.
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  19. Ultimaker Cura

    (27)4.7 out of 5

    Ultimaker Cura prepares your model for 3D printing. Optimized, expert-tested profiles for 3D printers and materials mean you can start printing reliably in no time. And with industry-standard software integration, you can streamline your workflow for maximum efficiency.

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  20. Ultimaker Cura prepares your model for 3D printing. Optimized, expert-tested profiles for 3D printers and materials mean you can start printing reliably in no time. And with industry-standard software integration, you can streamline your workflow for maximum efficiency.

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    Patrick M.
    PM
    Cura is incredibly intuitive, which is saying something since 3D printing has a ton of variables to deal with. However, they are all laid out in a way that just makes sense. Best of all, I've never...Read more
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    #11
  21. MeshLab

    (24)4.4 out of 5

    A processing system for 3D triangular meshes. It provides a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering, texturing and converting meshes. It offers features for processing raw data produced by 3D digitization tools/devices and for preparing models for 3D printing.

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  22. A processing system for 3D triangular meshes. It provides a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering, texturing and converting meshes. It offers features for processing raw data produced by 3D digitization tools/devices and for preparing models for 3D printing.

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    UE
    Everything was perfect in MeshLab.I had a plan to construct a meshed ground using the data ( point cloud ) which had been scanned by terrestrial Lidar, I easily did the triangulation method and...Read more
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    #12
  23. Meshmixer

    (20)4.3 out of 5

    Meshmixer is state-of-the-art software for working with triangle meshes.

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  24. Meshmixer is state-of-the-art software for working with triangle meshes.

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    Evan C.
    EC
    Meshmixer can, with practice, help you simplify, combine, and correct models that may not be exactly what you want, but are close.
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  25. 3D Slash

    (14)4.2 out of 5

    The easiest way to create in 3D... and the most fun!

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  26. The easiest way to create in 3D... and the most fun!

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    SG
    I absolutely love how 3D Slash is compatible with Facebook and being able to object-share my creations has been beneficial at work. I like that there is quick and rapid prototyping.This platform is...Read more
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    #14
  27. 3DPrinterOS

    (6)3.8 out of 5

    3DPrinterOS has developed the world’s first operating system for desktop 3D Printers. 3DPrinterOS now powers Bosch Dremel 3D Printers which are readily available for sales worldwide and at local stores like Home Depot and Amazon.

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  28. 3DPrinterOS has developed the world’s first operating system for desktop 3D Printers. 3DPrinterOS now powers Bosch Dremel 3D Printers which are readily available for sales worldwide and at local stores like Home Depot and Amazon.

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    Shiva S.
    SS
    It is best because we can see the object very clearly by printing. Nice Software.
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  29. Repetier-Host

    (5)4.9 out of 5

    Repetier-Host is your ALL-IN-ONE software solution, which gives you countless benefits.

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  30. Repetier-Host is your ALL-IN-ONE software solution, which gives you countless benefits.

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    MM
    I love Repetier Host because it is a software that can handle almost any 3D printer with FDM technology, it has a friendly and easy to use environment. One of its best features is in manual control...Read more
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    #16
  31. OctoPrint

    (5)4.4 out of 5

    The snappy web interface for your 3D printer.

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  32. The snappy web interface for your 3D printer.

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    Brian A.
    BA
    Octoprint gives me the ability to remotely monitor and control prints on my printers. The web interface is simple yet full featured and it can be made to work with all of my 3d printers. It also...Read more
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    #17
  33. Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

    (5)4.0 out of 5

    Work where design and manufacturing technology meet

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  34. Work where design and manufacturing technology meet

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    AK
    Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection has one of the most extensive technology ecosystems, allowing you to rapidly design, code and build software that performs. If you're an engineer...Read more
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  35. Slic3r

    (5)4.7 out of 5

    Slic3r is the tool you need to convert a 3D model into printing instructions for your 3D printer. It cuts the model into horizontal slices (layers), generates toolpaths to fill them and calculates the amount of material to be extruded.

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  36. Slic3r is the tool you need to convert a 3D model into printing instructions for your 3D printer. It cuts the model into horizontal slices (layers), generates toolpaths to fill them and calculates the amount of material to be extruded.

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    DV
    Of the many things I like is that it allows you to configure all kinds of parameters for the 3D objects that we want to print. The Open Source implementation is ideal because there are always new...Read more
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  37. Markforged

    (5)4.6 out of 5

    Transforming manufacturing with revolutionary, affordable metal and carbon fiber 3D printers.

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  38. Transforming manufacturing with revolutionary, affordable metal and carbon fiber 3D printers.

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    Martha S.
    MS
    I like the innovativeness of the software, something that almost no other software offers; also how incredibly easy it is to include it in my work system. The software allows me to design various...Read more
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  39. Shape Ways

    (4)3.3 out of 5

    Shapeways is the leading platform redefining product creation through services to design, make, and sell using 3D printing.

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  40. Shapeways is the leading platform redefining product creation through services to design, make, and sell using 3D printing.

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    GT
    The range of materials and accessibility