- Design a Product
(Beginners' tip: Use a 3-button mouse or a tablet with these programs.)
Fun, easy to use apps to take you from photos to modeling to making.
Commonly used for modeling buildings, furniture, and trains, you'll find it easy to get started with the few simple controls.
Similar to sculpting a virtual ball of clay, Sculptris lets you model complex organic shapes in great detail.
A powerful application with full-fledged professional tools, Blender has a wide community and resources to help you learn.
Windows, Mac, Linux
A revolutionary cloud-based software service, focused on 3D architectural models. 3DMTP automatically, efficiently and economically transforms 3D designs, from BIM, 3D CAD, SketchUp software and other 3D visualization software into scalable and 3D printable model files.
A free browser-based CAD editor. Perfect for beginners and young makers, but with a growing list of advanced features attracting professional 3D artists as well.