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3D Printing Support in Windows 8.1 Explained

Gavin Gear, Microsoft member, has explained the 3D Printing support in Windows 8.1 on his blog. Some useful things, learned during the process, about 3D printers. Design for 3D printing requires knowledge of the specific manufacturing process being used. Example considerations for the fused filament fabrication process I used include supports and overhang, tolerances, and surface patterns/texture. 3D printed objects ... Read More »

Microsoft Confirms Easy 3D Printing With Windows 8.1

Microsoft announced that the Windows 8.1 update will have built-in support for 3D printing. They say that making a 3D object on your PC will be as easy as writing a document in Word and sending it to print. Just as desktop publishing transformed how we write, we think desktop manufacturing will transform how we create.     Read more at TechNet ... Read More »