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Petar Gašpar asked:

What are the best 3D modeling software for 3D printing?

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    BS
    Written on October 28, 2017
    Beverly Smith
    "This seems to be too technical for me. I have no idea of what deep technical functionality it is going to do. But I am interested in the 3D printing even though I have not done even one of it."
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    EH
    Written on October 27, 2017
    Ethan Holmes
    "I love this app and I don't know anything about 3d rendering. I was able to create figures immediately, and I could rotate them, move them around, change textures and colors with no problem. When I started looking at sending things to a 3d printer, it started referring to ZBrush, which looks like a completely different tool... and that one costs money. It took away from my initial good feeling and it felt like I'd been handed a piece of trialware."
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    JB
    Written on October 31, 2017
    Joan Bryant
    "I use (well, actually, support) a lot of Engineers and we use quite a few Autodesk products and Fusion 360 is great for a variety of CAD drawings and it's nice because our Engineers can sign in and have this accessible the whole time they're working. It isn't cheap (but no CAD suites are) but you can download a free trial before purchase to allow your designers to try it out. It does a really great job on modelling and 3D printing; truly professional results."
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    AutoCAD
    Software

    Windows , Mac , iOS

    Free - Free trial available

    RG
    Written on November 11, 2017
    Ryan Gonzales
    "AutoCAD is exceptional 3D software for 3D printing. Frankly, it's the best one around right now! I do a lot of 3D modeling for my business and the printing feature has always worked flawlessly. I also need to share those drawings using a variety of methodologies and I've found the ability to do so nearly effortless. I highly recommend this software!"

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Summary

Best 3D modeling software for 3D printing
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Blender Software 71 Free
2 Sculptris Software 46 Free
3 SketchUp Software 36 Free
4 Fusion 360 Software 24 Paid
5 AutoCAD Software 6 Paid
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