Professional 3D printing software
netfabb Professional / netfabb Enterprise is an advanced software for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
netfabb Professional 7 improves your productivity in quote creation, checking and repairing of build data, as well as job optimization. Quality control prevents machine errors and enhances your overall process reliability and efficiency.
netfabb Enterprise 7 provides the same functionality as netfabb Professional and only differs with regards to the licensing model. netfabb Enterprise 7 comes with a hardware dongle and can be used as a floating license in your network. One dongle can hold several licenses and all the network PCs share them, first-come first-serve.
netfabb Professional 7: Single seat – install netfabb on one system
netfabb Enterprise 7: Network – install netfabb on an infinite amount of systems + multiple licenses possible
New in netfabb Professional/Enterprise 7:
- Highlight: netfabb CAD Import add-on now included into the netfabb Professional/Enterprise as a standard feature. This allows you to import 20 of the most used CAD file formats and convert them into clean STL and other Additive Manufacturing files.
- Creation of model packaging now included into the netfabb Professional/Enterprise. Helps you when you have to sinter lots of small parts and want to avoid that they are getting lost in the process of unboxing.
- Two new extrude modes allow the interactive extrusion of meshes, plus an added option for thickening included in the 3D extrude function. This new type of mesh manipulation allows a lightning-fast repair of e.g. scanned dental prostheses and faces.
- Outbox minimizer: The part is rotated so that the outbox is minimized and therefore saves resources.
- Automatic collision detection now works with different distances.
- 3MF file format now also fully supported by the netfabb MacOs and Linux version.
- Customizable short keys
- Support Structures add-ons only: Select supported areas manually and run customized scripts on specific areas in the support structures add-ons. This enables you to automatically add different types of support structures to different part areas with different angles. This feature is a live-saver when you need to support parts that a strongly asymmetric in their shape.
For more info on the new features that have been added with netfabb Professional/Enterprise 6, please watch our webinars:
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The netfabb Professional software is user-friendly and very easy to
learn—our large user base of more than 80,000 active users speaks for itself.
Please see also the testimonials from leading companies and universities.
Use netfabb in the entire company
Does your company's structure rely on quick access to all build data? Our
well-priced, multi-license business editions with floating capability enable your
entire organization to work with a common platform for professional handling
of data for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
A complete product
The portfolio is rounded off by an extensive range of services such as consulting,
training, servicing and long-term maintenance contracts.
Fast and fully automatic part repair
Completely reworked one-click automatic repair, now 80 % faster in
established netfabb quality. Improved manual repair mode with simplified
user experience and detailed undo and redo functionality.
Macro scripting for machine-specific part manipulation
The automatic Z-compensation prevents machine caused deformations
of parts. Integrated batch mode for autonomous repair, scaling, refinement,
triangle reduction, part grouping, and renaming of hundreds of files.
Adjust the mesh with retriangulation, triangle reduction, freeform clipping,
cutting, and the highly enhanced Boolean operations. Add text, emboss logos
and extrude 2D images and textures to 3D. Make editing easier with transparent view and clip
planes to access hidden areas and the inside of parts for editing.
Ensure high quality surfaces
Improved surface smoothing, slice optimization, and mesh comparison.
Convert slices to triangulated meshes for quality control.
Work even faster and more efficiently
Completely reworked user interface for part nesting, rotation, scaling, translation,
and alignment. Use fewer clicks every day.
Quick calculations based on volume, dimensions, and surface area
Get accurate part properties for accurate pricing. Wrap surfaces and ensure
perfect data to get correct part volume and dimensions.
Analyze part features to predict costs and build issues
Control all parameters related to costs, quality, and process stability. Get a fast
overview of wall thickness, support volume, shadow surfaces, layer times,
upskin and downskin areas.
Integrated document writer for quoting, management, and quality control
Automatic creation of build reports including images and part properties.
Define your own templates, create quotes, and project plans in seconds (in .pdf and .xls).
All netfabb productivity advantages now also for full color printing
Import, view, and convert colored and textured models. Analyze, repair,
and edit surfaces to get printable and perfect full-color parts.
Automatic 2D / planar part nesting
Our new integrated nesting algorithms allow a rapid and effective utilisation of your machine capacities.
Reduce material consumption and build time
Hollow, cut, and nest parts more efficiently.
An improved user interface and optimized algorithms allow a much
faster and easier operation.
Increase process reliability
Geometrical error detection, surface wrapping, realtime collision detection,
Always create flawless slices—guaranteed
Integrated slice editor with offsets, Boolean, filling, cutting, and point
reduction operations on slice level. Never experience build failures
due to slicing errors again.
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Download the full manuals here and discover every single function in detail.
New outstanding features in netfabb Professional/Enterprise 6
- Color, texture and labeling tools (including mass labeling for serial production)
- Professional part analysis tools
- New slicing features
- New business workflow and process improvement
- New edit, design and mesh manipulation
- Detailed feature list download the pdf
Supported file formats
The software supports all common mesh and cad formats and can save the resulting files in many different 3D printing formats. More about supported fileformats: download the pdf
Win 7 - 10 32-bit, Win 7 - 10 64-bit · MacOS · Linux 32-bit, Linux 64-bit
CPU & RAM ·
For a fluent workflow 2 GB RAM and a 2 GHz Prozessor are recommended. · Generally: The bigger and more complex the 3D file, the more RAM is required. · For the Automatic Packing add-on at least 4 GB RAM are required (the better the graphics card and the more memory you have, the faster the program).
English, German, Russian, Japanese (日本語), simplified Chinese (简笔字) and traditional Chinese (簡筆字)
Improved display with a graphic card that’s compatible with OpenGL 3.X Connection · USB 2.0 Port (for the Dongle)
- Operating Systems
|1||“Your software is great with booleans and repairing mesh: I spare whole days of frustrating job with other software fails!" Maurizio Rosa, Design and Prototyping Consultant, http://www.rosamodel.it "I just wanted to add that the iPhone app is brilliant - I have wanted something like it for ages”|
|Chris Cornish, 3D Scanning Consultant, www.3rdplane.co.uk|
|2||“netfabb is a very significant development in software for design of parts for manufacturing using rapid prototyping technologies. The software frees the product development engineer from the limitations of complexity and file size in conventional CAD programs. We use the software for designing lightweight high performance ceramic structures with tailored macro and micro porosity”|
|Andrew Jeffery, Founder and President, Viridis Innovation LLC|
|3||“We were pleased to find netfabb a reliable and powerful software capable of producing complex lattice structures with locally tailored geometry. In the design of customized Titanium Implants, such a capability proves to be very useful in enhancing bone response and controlling the mechanical behavior of the implants. The software has very intuitive commands that enhances the creative design of structures, minimizing time and memory usage, making the production of parts with very high complexity a breeze rather more than just a possibility”|
|Gilbert Chahine, Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA|
|4||“We are both shocked and extremely grateful at the free capability provided by netfabb. We have already used it in a number of projects and are very pleased with the results. We look forward to using netfabb in our state education efforts with ZCorp 3D printing. Its ease of use and fantastic features will allow students to do so much more than we previously could.”|
|Emil Reyes, CEO, RAPID Technology LLC, http://www.thinkrapid.com/home.html|
|5||“netfabb’s Selective Space Structures (3S) has been incredibility useful to us. It is the only software we have found to date that is capable handling and producing large net structures required for the scale of components we produce for the aerospace industry.”|
|Emil Reyes, CEO, RAPID Technology LLC, http://www.thinkrapid.com/home.html|
|6||“It's unique ability to individually tailor each truss within a structure allows fine tuning of the mechanical behaviour, whilst greatly reducing component weight and fabrication time”|
|Dr. Michael Blackmore, About IMPC:IMPC is the additive manufacturing group of the AMRC with Boeing, at the University of Sheffield.|
|7||“Your method worked! I think that netfabb treatment should be mandatory for all people making models for shapeways!”|
|Satisfied users from Shapeways.com|
“If you want to repair your files i can say: Netfabb works the best for repairing, never let
me down yet.”
|Satisfied users from Shapeways.com|
Support Structures add-ons
New for netfabb Professional/Enteprise 6: Extend your netfabb software with the possibility to easily add support lattices and structures to your parts and therfore ensure full productive capabaility with manufacturing on machines using metal sintering, SLA and DLP technology.
The netfabb support structures software is available in two different versions: netfabb DLP Support Structures add-on and netfabb Enhanced Support Structures add-on. [ more ]
Automatic Packing add-on
For efficient production, automatically nest your objects in the build chamber at the push of a button. The 3D packing function places parts in a three-dimensional box volume and is primarily targeted for laser sintering machines but can be used on any other machines where parts can be stacked reasonably freely. [ more ]
CAD Import add-on (Now fully included in netfabb Professional/Enterprise 7!)
Convert original CAD data inside netfabb Professional regardless which CAD program your client is using. With netfabb Professional you can import 20 leading CAD formats* without conversion and translation errors. After converting the model, its buildability is checked, possible imperfections are repaired and the production is started. Meet your delivery deadlines without troubling engineers or customers about file conversion. [ more ]
Selective Space Structures (3S) - 3S Invent add-on
A complete engineering and developer's kit featuring all functions of the 3S software. Create your own proprietary structures and turn your designs into advanced structural solutions with superior performance. [ more ]
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