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3D Printing

The McGill Library's 3D Printing Guide

3D Modeling

The library does not provide support for 3D modelling. However, this page has some useful information to help you get started.

3D Modeling Software

The following CAD (computer-aided design) software is all available for free. Check them out to get started creating your own 3D models or modifying existing ones:

  • Tinkercad - A simple web-based 3D modeling platform
  • SketchUp - Another simple CAD modelling software
  • Blender - Used more for animation but exports to 3D printable formats too
  • AutoCAD - Used a lot in architecture specifically, students can get a free Autodesk account
  • OnShape - Good free online CAD software, for more advanced users

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