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Posted · Ultimaker Cura 4.9 beta

The beta version of Ultimaker Cura 4.9 is here. This release contains a bundle of bug fixes and feature improvements increasing software stability, and further simplifying and streamlining print preparation as you continuously strive for first-time right results.  

 

What’s new? 

 

The Z-seam is now clearly shown in Preview mode.  
This ensures that you will know whether the seam will be sufficiently hidden in the end product. This will also indicate the starting point of the print.   

 

 

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Thanks to BasF0 for contributing to this feature.  

 

“Line type” is now the default color scheme.  
When entering the Preview mode, you don’t have to switch manually to line type. This will improve your user experience. 

 

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Weight estimation in decimals.  
This provides a more detailed idea of the amount of material used – which is especially useful for smaller prints.   

 

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We added 18 printer definitions for third-party printers. This makes Ultimaker Cura more accessible to you the community users. 
Bug fixes: 

  • “Connect top/bottom polygons” setting. We have fixed a bug in which this setting was unintentionally hidden when initial layer bottom layers are set to “concentric”.   
  • Ultimaker Cura not slicing. We have fixed a bug causing Ultmaker Cura not to slice a model if one sub-model of a group was below the build plate. 
  • Security patch - Fixed a security vulnerability on Windows permitting the openssl library used to launch other programs. Thanks to Xavier Danest for raising this bug. 
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For more information on new features, bug fixes check out our Github release page, the blog post can be found here

 

Download the beta here

 

And as always, we are really looking forward to your feedback! Let us know what you think in the comments below. Looking forward hearing from you! 

Please note this version of Ultimaker Cura is in the beta phase and still under development. Be sure to use the latest stable release if you’re working on an important project.  

 

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Posted · Ultimaker Cura 4.9 beta

The update of the Cura looks really fine and I'm getting good results, but there's still a bug.

If I use the horizontal expansion for squares, then it works fine. But if I use the horizontal expanion for cyrcles, then the cyrcles wont be round enough and the printer makes weird stops. It begins at +0.001 and will end exactly at +0.12. The horizontal expanion in my example is +0.06.1287628901_Cura4.9troubleshooting0_00.thumb.png.f39e221498bb14dc8cd2bc26c6cbde31.png1050047879_Cura4.9troubleshooting0_06.thumb.png.07924a9d2e4fe4164d159a105334ba54.png179463612_Cura4.9troubleshooting0.06explained.thumb.png.67ae21c8ea026fb9eebaa6d1791174ee.png

 

Thanks for your help

 

dan

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