In this stable release, Cura 5.3 achieves yet another huge leap forward in 3D printing thanks to material interlocking! As well as introducing an expanded recommended print settings menu and lots of print quality improvements. Not to mention, a whole bunch of new printer profiles for non-UltiMaker printers!
Are you a fan of tree support, but dislike the removal process and the amount of filament it uses? Then we would like to invite you to try this special release of UltiMaker Cura. Brought to you by our special community contributor @thomasrahm
We generated a special version of Cura 5.2 called 5.3.0 Alpha + Xmas. The only changes we introduced compared to UltiMaker Cura 5.2.1 are those which are needed for the new supports. So keep in mind, this is not a sneak peek for Cura 5.3 (there are some really cool new features coming up) but a spotlight release highlighting this new version of tree supports.
You need a source of models - like thingiverse has over a million models to print. Or you can make your own with CAD. Is this what you are asking about?
Then you have to slice the model for the printer. That step you would use a slicer and for that you could use Cura (free). You can download cura onto pc/mac/linux computer and if you don't have a 3d printer yet then just choose anything non-ultimaker (because ultimaker printers mostly are expected to be visible on your network but non-ultimaker printers wouldn't be).
There are videos to help you choose cad, use cad, use cura, and use printers.
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