Eight Apps Now Available as MakerBot-Ready Apps
MakerBot launched its new MakerBot-Ready Made Apps Portal showcasing apps for 3D design, educational content, games and more. Available at: http://www.makerbot.com/readyapps (Photo: Business Wire)
MakerBot-Ready Apps are part of the MakerBot Developer Program launched earlier this summer, which aims to provide developers the resources needed to integrate with the MakerBot 3D Ecosystem, plus access to the growing 3D printing market. MakerBot-Ready Apps are available for desktop, mobile, tablet and web-based app platforms; developers gain unprecedented access to the MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing Platform for iOS, Android, web and more.
"We are really thrilled to be able to seamlessly incorporate
educational, entertaining and useful 3D printing applications into the
MakerBot 3D Ecosystem," noted
MakerBot-Ready Apps in the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal include:
Leopoly: This web-based design app was created by Leonar3Do, a multi-award-winning 3D tech company that has built its reputation around 3D and virtual reality technologies and solutions. Leopoly features modular apps with intuitive tools and starter objects that can be endlessly customized.
Zotebook: Created by Blank Slate Systems, Zotebook is a mobile design app that allows makers without extensive 3D design experience to quickly prototype concepts. Users draw in 2D and specify a height to create a 3D printable model.
Cookie Caster: This design app created by Dreamforge, a Y Combinator-funded company, allows users to draw or trace images to create a custom 3D printable cookie cutter as well as choose from a large design gallery.
Fraemes: The second partner to join MakerBot-Ready Apps, Fraemes is a Dreamforge product that enables users to design an interchangeable and ready-to-print iPhone case by personalizing unique designs created by artists.
of Rabbit: Created by Breakdesign, an award-winning mobile
development studio based in
Factory for MakerBot: This mobile
entertainment app was created by Thinker Thing, a Chilean company
devoted to making 3D designing and printing accessible to enthusiasts of
Empire: An education-focused mobile design app that encourages
creativity and innovation in primary school students. Described by its
founders as the "world's easiest to use 3D printing software," Makers
Empire features themed modules such as a character builder, block
builder and doodler, as well as classroom management and lesson plan
tools for teachers that are aligned to
Modio: This award-winning mobile and tablet-based app was one of the first on the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal and allows makers to design and 3D print fun characters and creatures by using the built-in parts library, along with options for surface textures and shapes.
All of the MakerBot-Ready Apps are available in the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal beginning today. Additional MakerBot-Ready Apps are expected to be added as more developer ideas are integrated into the MakerBot Developer Program. For more information on the MakerBot Developer Program, visit makerbot.com/developers. For more information on the MakerBot-Ready Apps Portal and to learn more about each MakerBot-Ready App, visit makerbot.com/readyapps. For more information on MakerBot and its products, visit makerbot.com.
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