What’s the best 3D printer on the market? It depends on your needs. We recommend the best 3D printers for your skills, aspirations and budget.
This expensive 3D printer produces excellent-quality 3D prints using a resin material, but it does have some quirks.
Downloads for 3D Printing
Mobile 3d Laser Scanner Lite - free
3D scanning made easy with Mobile 3d Laser Scanner Lite for the iPhone.4.5available for : iphone os
Augment - 3D - free
Let your products on print come alive on your Android with Augment - 3D.4.5available for : android
Soda PDF 3D Reader (Windows 8) - free
Read your PDF files with ease on your Windows 8 with Soda PDF 3D Reader.4.5available for : windows
At New York Comic Con, cosplayers could get 3D scanned by Forge Studio, and purchase 3D printed figurines of themselves in costume.
This 3D-printed locket contains an NFC chip that, with just a tap, points a smartphone browser to the webpage of a photo you want to share.
Upcoming Lulzbot Mini is a smaller version of the company's popular 3D printer and uses more plastics than rivals from MakerBot and Cubify.
Here's metal more attractive: The Orbit 1 coats objects in metal, giving 3D printed objects extra flair or letting them conduct electricity.
Selling now on Kickstarter, the 3DPandoras costs $2999 and can print in multiple colors using its powder-based printing technology.
The 3Doodler, an instant 3D printing pen, lets artistic users draw whatever they want in real space and real time.
Services like Cubify and Shapeways promise to 3D print tools and trinkets from artisans or even your own designs. We put the services to the test.
Though it's not our top pick, Sculpteo offers a potent combo of fast, cheap, easy and high quality 3D printing.
The company's easy-to-use Web interface and great quality are offset by high shipping costs and slow delivery.
With a streamlined process, a comprehensive range of print materials and excellent customer service, Shapeways is our top pick.
Cubify sometimes provides good-looking prints, but the quality is inconsistent and the site is not user-friendly.
Launching on Kickstarter today, the Candy is a commercial 3D printer that lets creative cooks print candies, cake toppings and more.
Solidoodle 5, the latest 3D printer from Brooklyn-based company Solidoodle, joins the ranks of beginner-level sub-$1000 3D printers.
Amazon has opened up a new store that lets customers customize 3D products online.
When it comes to Rickrolling TV sets, the Rickmote Wi-Fi hijacker, made for less than $100, is never gonna let you down.
MakerBot 3D printers will now be sold in certain Home Depots across the United States, in an attempt to bring 3D printing to the masses.
The Printrbot Simple Maker is the most affordable 3D printer currently available and offers a great, low-cost introduction to 3D printing.
Called Normals, these new earbuds can be sized to your own ear using a simple imaging app and a custom 3D-printed body.
The MakerBot PrintShop app is a very entry-level tool for getting started with 3D printing on a MakerBot Replicator.