For those that didn’t know, Windows 8.1 natively supports 3D printing. Windows 8.1 offers users the ability to plug-and-play 3D printers, recognize 3D file formats, and connects apps with 3D hardware printers.
Microsoft has rolled out an app that allows anyone to create and print three dimensional objects on Windows 8.1, via the 3D Builder app.
“3D Builder has a catalog of objects you can create from ornaments to toys and more. The clean, simple user interface lets you scale, rotate and adjust what you want to print. Add multiple objects to a single print – even stack or push objects into one another to create new ones. Printing 3D objects created in other applications or ones that are downloaded from the Internet is really easy with the 3D Builder app and touch as well,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post.
According to Microsoft, 3D Systems, MakerBot and TierTime will be supporting 3D printing on Windows 8.1 in time for the holiday season. You can even check out MakerBot’s 3D offering at the Microsoft Store.
Hit the download link below to snag the app.