The world’s most popular 3D printing software
Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software, trusted by millions of users. Integrate with CAD software for an easier workflow, prepare prints with a few clicks, or dive into custom settings for in-depth control.
It has a powerful, open-source slicing engine, built through years of expert in-house development and user contributions. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert download Ultimaker Cura 4.0 today and enjoy a brand-new user interface designed to simplify 3D print preparation.
Offering you advanced cloud-based tools to support your 3D printing workflow, this release adds integration with Ultimaker Cloud, Ultimaker Cura’s new simplified user interface accommodates a range of skill levels and workflows. Three stages in the header clearly guide the process: prepare models in the prepare stage, simulate the 3D printing process in the preview stage, and monitor print progress for Ultimaker printers in the monitor stage. To focus on your 3D model as needed, collapsible panels give you easy access to settings.
Recommended mode enables you to prepare prints quickly and easily, relying on the strength of expert-configured print profiles.
Custom mode gives you full control, with the power to adjust over 300 separate slicing settings, and an adjustable panel to keep all your settings visible.
For easy access to material profiles and plugins, Ultimaker has added the Marketplace to the main interface. Extra fields have been added to material entries to show support sites, extra lines for product descriptions, and a supplier website link so you can easily purchase material for use with your print profiles.
For user account control, you can sign into your Ultimaker account directly from the interface, for quick and easy access to Ultimaker Cloud features. Users can work anytime, anywhere and keep your settings in the cloud to conveniently retrieve them for use on any computer, whether it’s running Windows, Mac, or Linux. An Ultimaker account and internet connection are required to make and restore backups. At the moment, five backups are enabled per Ultimaker account.
Send and monitor remote print jobs from anywhere in the world through Ultimaker Cloud when logged into your account in Ultimaker Cura. For now, one Ultimaker printer can be linked per account. Note: this feature is available for Ultimaker 3 and Ultimaker S5 printers running firmware 5.0.
Ultimaker Cura 4.0 is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux, with support for 14 languages, including English, German, and Simplified Chinese.
An Ultimaker account not only gives you access to Ultimaker Cloud, but also the Ultimaker community of 3D printing experts, where you can learn, share, and give your feedback on this release.