1. For downloading SimTools plugins you need a Download Package. Get it with virtual coins that you receive for forum activity or Buy Download Package - We have a zero Spam tolerance so read our forum rules first.

    Buy Now a Download Plan!
  2. Do not try to cheat our system and do not post an unnecessary amount of useless posts only to earn credits here. We have a zero spam tolerance policy and this will cause a ban of your user account. Otherwise we wish you a pleasant stay here! Read the forum rules
  3. We have a few rules which you need to read and accept before posting anything here! Following these rules will keep the forum clean and your stay pleasant. Do not follow these rules can lead to permanent exclusion from this website: Read the forum rules.
    Are you a company? Read our company rules

Simplify3d 4.0 released

Discussion in '3D Printing' started by noorbeast, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

    Jul 13, 2014
    Innovative tech specialist for NGOs
    St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
    +9,443 / 46 / -2
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, JRK
    Simplify3D 4.0 has just been released, it is a heafty hit at $149US but you can try it free for 2 weeks to ensure the cost is justified for your needs: https://www.simplify3d.com/software/release-notes/version-4-0-0/

    Apparently 4.0 is said to be a free upgrade for existing owners, but I would suggest verifying that to be sure: https://www.reddit.com/r/3Dprinting/comments/6pf6f3/simplify3d_version_4_was_just_released/dkoznud/
    • Like Like x 1
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2017
  2. Ads Master

    Ads Master

    +0 / 0 / -0
  3. Archie

    Archie Eternal tinkerer

    Dec 31, 2014
    Wollongong, NSW, AU
    +1,376 / 4 / -0
    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor, JRK
    I can confirm that 4.0.0 is a free upgrade for current users. It appears to install as "standalone" but then imports all your processes etc.

    It's a hefty price tag for a slicer (more than my printer!!) However, I get far less failed prints in S3D and the ability to change the infill per layer / model is excellent.
    For example. I printed a trophy and the middle could be hollow, but I wanted to top 5mm to be solid. Set one process at 0% infill and then have the other kick in with 5mm left to print at 100% infill.
    • Informative Informative x 1