Looking for 3D modeling software?

The tools below are the most common and widely used 3D modeling softwares.

Autodesk 123D Design

Autodesk 123D Design

Easy-to-use and very powerful software to design 3d models for 3d printing. Includes a pretty extensive library of pre-made 3D models that can be edited. Also availabel for the iPad.

Windows, Mac, Online Service

Tinkercad

Tinkercad

Tinkercad is an amazingly powerful easy-to-use tool for creating digital designs that are ready to be 3D printed. Mind to design in minutes.

Online Service

3D Slash

3D Slash

Easy-to-use and free 3D modelling app for non-designers. 3D Slash proves that 3D modeling doesn’t need to be rocket science. It can be fun, but nevertheless extremely productive.

Windows, Mac, Linux, Online Service

3D Tin

3D Tin

3DTin is a WebGL 3D modeler that runs in your browser. It's free to use and requires no experience in 3D design.

Online Service

Blender

Blender

Blender is a very powerful application for 3D modeling. Blender's large and very active community is one of its greatest features.

Windows, Mac, Linux

FreeCAD

FreeCAD

FreeCAD is an open source program that uses a parametric modeling system. Feature rich and with a high learning curve, FreeCAD is rather for advanced users.

Windows, Mac, Linux

OpenSCAD

OpenSCAD

OpenSCAD is a script only based modeller, with a specific description language. Parts cannot be selected or modified by mouse in the 3D view.

Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD

SketchUp

SketchUp

SketchUp is known for its beginner-friendly learning curve and features tons of tools for geometric objects. There is a free version and a paid version with additional functionality.

Windows, Mac

Sculptris

Sculptris

If you enjoy sculpture and want to make organic models, then try using a digital sculpting tool like Sculptris.

Windows, Mac