Cura free & easy to use software


Cura is developed by Ultimaker to make 3D printing as easy and streamlined as possible. Cura is best in class software for 3D printing, widely praised by its users. It includes everything you need to prepare a 3D file for printing. Cura slices a 3D model in layers, this way your 3D printer knows which layers to print.

Main features:

  • 3D model slicing in seconds
  • Prepares printing files up to 20 micron
  • Easy to use user interface
  • Multiple industry-standard files STL / OBJ / DAE / AMF
  • 4 simple standard profiles
  • Extensive expert settings


Cura is free & open source. We believe open source simply creates better software, everyone collaborates. We want to hear about your ideas and improvements. You can share your tips and comments by contacting us. If you are a developer you can develop with us at our GitHub page. If you would like to know more about the latest version of Cura, visit our blog containing release notes.

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Ready to start using Cura? Become an expert yourself by reading our user-friendly Cura manual.

  • Installing and configuring Cura
  • First time startup
  • YouMagine and Cura
  • Full settings and dual extrusion
  • Updating Cura

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