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Posted · Using the UltiMaker Cura software without a 3d printer?

(I don't use English quite often, so forget about my poor grammal and weird wording. )

I'm a new user, and I've just downloaded my UltiMaker Cura software. However, I don't have a 3d printer of my own......Actually I don't want to pay for that because I'll use this software only once or twice. I just want to use the software to create a file, and then sent it to another person whom I paid some money to get my model printed. But now I can't find any ways to skip this part of "connecting to the printer". What should I do?  😞


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    Posted · Using the UltiMaker Cura software without a 3d printer?

    In your screenshot there are two gray dropdown boxes.  Use the lower one.  Choose any printer you want.  The slicing isn't a lot different.  If you know what kind of printer he has use that.  The biggest difference is that some printers will print 2 filaments at the same time (two nozzles, two printheads, or two print cores).


    Also consider watching a few youtube videos about using cura.  I don't have any recommendations.

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