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Ultimaker Cura

Trusted by millions of users, Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software.
Prepare prints with a few clicks, integrate with CAD software for an easier workflow, or dive into
custom settings for in-depth control.

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What makes Ultimaker Cura the most advanced 3D printer software?

Slicing features

At the heart of Ultimaker Cura is its powerful, open-source slicing engine, built through years of expert in-house development and user contributions.

  • Intent profiles print specific applications at the click of a button
  • Recommended profiles tested for thousands of hours ensure reliable results
  • ‘Custom mode’ gives over 400 settings for granular control
  • Regular updates constantly improve features and printing experience​
  • Cura slicing engine

    Integrated workflow

    If you own a 3D printer, software matters. Get the most from your printer with software designed to suit your workflow.

  • Seamless integration with all Ultimaker products​
  • CAD plugin integration with SolidWorks, Siemens NX, Autodesk Inventor​, and more
  • Compatible file types: STL, OBJ, X3D, 3MF, BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
  • Integrated workflow

    Easy to use

    Manufacturing doesn’t need to be complicated. We design our software so anyone can use it – both experienced or rookie 3D printer users.

  • Prepare your 3D model for print in minutes with recommended settings
  • Simply choose speed and quality settings, and you can start printing
  • Ultimaker Cura is free and open source software
  • Remote printing

    Ultimaker Marketplace

    Being open and collaborating is in our DNA. Now we bring this to the professional 3D printing market with the Ultimaker Marketplace.

  • Download material profiles from leading brands for your application
  • Avoid manual setup when using third-party materials
  • Download useful plugins to customize the print preparation experience, star-rated by our community​
  • Ultimaker Cloud

    Seamless CAD integration

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    SolidWorks

    Add the SolidWorks plugin to export models to Ultimaker Cura with one click.

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    Siemens NX

    Print and update Siemens NX files easily within Ultimaker Cura.

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    Autodesk Inventor

    Open native Autodesk Inventor file formats in Ultimaker Cura.

    Get started with Ultimaker Cura

    Ready to get started? Watch our six-minute introduction to learn your way around the key features of Ultimaker Cura.

    Learn from our community of experts

    Got a question about 3D printing software, or want to share your knowledge? We have a community of over 20,000 members waiting to hear from you.

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