We've collected a number of helpful, informational, and educational links and resources from around the web below. Enjoy but please remember that these are all 3rd party resources and we are not responsible for their content. Thank you.

Blogs and Forums

Zortrax Blog

envisionTEC Blog

3D Systems Blog


Helpful Links


Their support area


Their support area

3D Systems

Their support area


Their support area


3D printing basics


Instructables about 3D printing


Wikipedia entry all about 3D Printing


Get started with 3D printing


Software and Downloads


3D drawing software


Free online 3D modeling software


3D modeling software

Autodesk 123D Catch

Generate 3D files from photos (free)

Autodesk 123D Design

3D modeling software (free)

Autodesk 123D Sculpt+

iPad based 3D sculpting app (free)

3D Systems Sculpt

Powerful 3D sculpting software (paid)

Autodesk Meshmixer

3D editing and modeling


Educational Resources

Autodesk Education

Free student and educator resources from Autodesk

3D Systems

3D Systems education initiative

SketchUp EDU

SketchUp for education

Lynda.com Basics of 3D Printing  Basic 3D printing tutorials (paid subscription) 
GitHub Software, hacks, models.


Other Cool Things


Models, files and downloads marketplace


Volunteer to print "helping hands" for those in need


Models, files and downloads marketplace

Makerbot Digital Store

Models, files and downloads marketplace


Models, files and downloads marketplace



Make 3D Printing: The Essential Guide to 3D Printing

3D Printing For Dummies

Mastering 3D Printing (Technology in Action)

Functional Design for 3D Printing 2nd edition: Designing 3D printed things for everyday use

The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success

Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

Design for 3D Printing: Scanning, Creating, Editing, Remixing, and Making in Three Dimensions

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