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I created a tool to make new profiles. It lets you select from existing profiles and export to XML. Using excel you can then edit the profile and import it to the cura directories so the profiles will be recognized as native. Note that with this tool you can make nozzle diameter + layerheight specific printing profiles. This is not only recommendable, but also helps avoiding the compatibility warnings on UM3 and S5.


Maybe such a tool already exists but I couldn't find exactly what I needed. This tool helps me make new profiles in a very organized way. Also it helps to see relations between printing profiles created by Ultimaker. You can extrapolate these to your own printing filament to match the quality of Ultimakers native settings.


To export a profile from your Cura install, first click open. Then choose a name for the XML that will represent your "profile bundle". Click export. Open the XML to edit your profiles. Next, in the tool, click import and choose your file. Now restart Cura and you should be ready to go.


Currently only supports UM2+, UM2E+, UM3, UM3E and UM S5 but more printers could easily be added manually in the code.


GitHub repo: https://github.com/Anteino/Cura-profile-maker



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