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Going to try to arrange this into a matrix...

Spreadsheets don't work, so click here for the open office spreadsheet: File:DMS sofware matrix.ods

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Software Name ↓

Software Description↓

Autodesk 123D Design

Autodesk 123D Catch

Autodesk 123D Make 1.6.0



Cura 15.02.1

DesignSpark Mechanical 2

DraftSight 2015 x65

eMachineShop CD Design Software


GWizard Editor & Calc

Houdini FX Apprentice 14.0.335

Inkscape .091





NextEngine ScanStudio HD Pro


Sculptris Alpha 6

SketchUp 2015


AutoDesk Inventor





Windows 8.1




Avast! (AV)






Sortable WikiTable Version

Software Name & site Notes about software Where Installed
Autodesk 123D Design A free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool. 3DFab
Autodesk 123D Catch Generate 3D models from photos 3DFab
Autodesk 123D Make Generate 3D models from photos 3DFab
Blender Free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, interactive 3D applications and video games 3DFab
CraftWare A FREE, fast, easy-to-use slicer software that converts your object into a .gcode toolpath format understood by 3D printers 3DFab
GIMP GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring Laptops in Multipurpose
Audacity Audacity® is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds Laptops in Multipurpose
FreeCAD FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size 3DFab & Laptops in Multipurpose
LibreCAD LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux Laptops in Multipurpose
Cura 15.02.1 A Free and Open Source 3D model to toolpath Slicer. Preferred Slicer for files printed with our PrintrBot Metal Simple 3D printer 3DFab
DesignSpark Mechanical 2.0 A free 3D solid modeling and assembly tool that employs a powerful methodology called 'direct modeling' (which is different from parametric-based 3D CAD software) 3DFab
DraftSight 2015 x64 Straightforward 2D CAD software that’s ideal for students, hobbyists and other individuals 3DFab
eMachineShop CAD Design Software Design custom parts with the easy-to-use free CAD software 3DFab
GWizard Editor and Calc Useful for members engaged in CNC work. For access please post to Talk for Issues and Reqeusts Machine Shop
Houdini FX 14.0.335 "Houdini Apprentice" includes all of the features found in Houdini such as modeling, animation, character rigging, lighting, rendering and compositing but with watermark & size limits on renderings. See web site for more details. 3DFab
Inkscape 0.91 A free and open-source vector graphics editor 3DFab
KISSlicer A fast, easy-to-use, cross-platform program that takes 3D files (STL) and generates path information (G-code) for a 3D Printer. Preferred Slicer for files printed with our PolyPrinter 3D printers (NOTE: Downloaded from PolyPrinter for custom configuration settings) 3DFab
MeshLab An Open Source system to help the processing of models arising in 3D scanning, providing a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering and converting of meshes 3DFab
Meshmixer Tool for 3D mashups and remixes 3DFab
Netfabb Provides mesh edit, repair and analysis of STL files 3DFab
OpenSCAD A software for creating solid 3D CAD objects 3DFab A free image and photo editing software 3DFab
Sculptris Alpha 6 A fun and engaging way to start off your digital sculpting journey 3DFab
SketchUp 2015 A very easy and free 3D drawing tool 3DFab
FeatureCAM Delcam FeatureCAM: Easy-to-use CAM software for milling machines, turning and turn/mill centres, and wire EDMs 'Preferred CAM for HAAS' JUMP Server & Machine-01
AutoDesk Inventor Autodesk Inventor is a computer-aided design application for creating 3D digital prototypes used in the design, visualization and simulation of products JUMP Server & Machine-01
VCarve VCarve Pro provides a powerful but intuitive software solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router JUMP Server
SewArt SewArt is software for converting clipart or other forms of raster and vector images into an embroidery file CA-01
Notepad++ Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages CA-01
PlasmaCam PlasmaCAM software is used to run the PlasmaCAM CNC plasma cutter PlasmaCAM computer
LibreOffice LibreOffice is a powerful office suite Laptops in Multipurpose
WinSCP WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, FTP client, WebDAV client and SCP client for Windows Laptops in Multipurpose
Putty PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator Laptops in Multipurpose
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Another Way To List Stuff

Below is a list of the software currently installed on the three computers (3DFAB-01, 3DFAB-02, and 3DFAB-03) in the 3D Fab Room (exceptions will be noted below the list).

In Alphabetical Order (descriptions general copied/pasted from their websites and/or wikipedia): ( ) - A free image and photo editing software.