Stop Using STL Files! Use 3MF instead via @prodesignonline #3DPrinting

Kevin Kennedy of Product Design Online shared on YouTube an interesting take on why folks should stop using STL files and instead use the new 3MF file format. I’m pretty convinced and have started exporting my models as 3MF. The first 3D model I’m contributing is the Adafruit LED Glasses IS31FL3741 added to our parts repo on GitHub. I’ll still be exporting STL as it’s still widely used but hopefully we can start phasing it out in favor of the new format. Let me know on Twitter what you folks think! Happy Slicing =]

Fusion 360 – Save as STL is gone!

Save as STL in Fusion 360 is missing. It’s now called Save as Mesh. This is because Fusion 360 now supports native 3MF files – which are better than STL files in many ways. Watch this video to learn 7 reasons why you should switch start using 3MF files and ditch STL files for good!


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