Ultimaker Cura

Ultimaker Cura

Trusted by millions of users, Ultimaker Cura is the world’s most popular 3D printing software. Prepare prints with a few clicks, integrate with CAD software for an easier workflow, or dive into custom settings for in-depth control.

Ultimaker Cura 4.13

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What makes Ultimaker Cura the most advanced 3D printer software?

Slicing features

At the heart of Ultimaker Cura is its powerful, open-source slicing engine, built through years of expert in-house development and user contributions.

  • Intent profiles print specific applications at the click of a button

  • Recommended profiles tested for thousands of hours ensure reliable results

  • ‘Custom mode’ gives over 400 settings for granular control

  • Regular updates constantly improve features and printing experience​

Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D printers and Ultimaker Cura software

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Add these features to your Ultimaker 3D printer

Backup & sync your materials & plugins

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Ultimaker Cura
Pre-configured print profiles
Advanced settings (over 400)
Ultimaker Digital Factory
Manage multiple printers
Remote printing and queue management
Organization access management
Keep printer control within your organization
Ultimaker Marketplace
Access online and sync with account
Only install plugins through Ultimaker Marketplace
Service and learning
Knowledge base
Advanced IT knowledge base

Seamless CAD integration

  • SolidWorks


    Add the SolidWorks plugin to export models to Ultimaker Cura with one click.

  • SiemensNX

    Siemens NX

    Print and update Siemens NX files easily within Ultimaker Cura.

  • Autodesk

    Autodesk Inventor

    Open native Autodesk Inventor file formats in Ultimaker Cura.


Get started with Ultimaker Cura

Ready to get started? Watch our six-minute introduction to learn your way around the key features of Ultimaker Cura. 

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3D printers that simply work

Our award-winning 3D printers are robust, reliable, and easy to use. They deliver quality parts time and again. Designed and tested to run 24/7, they allow you to achieve the results you need more quickly and easily.

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Software ready for Industry 4.0

Trusted by millions of users across 14 languages, Ultimaker Cura slices your model and integrates with any workflow through Marketplace plugins. Then scale production and digital distribution with Ultimaker Digital Factory.

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Material choice like never before

Ultimaker offers the widest material choice on the market. Through our Material Alliance, choose the perfect filament for your application – from advanced polymers to carbon fiber composites.

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Support dedicated to your success

Wherever you are in the world, Ultimaker support is close by. Our global network of service partners offer professional installation, training, and maintenance in your language and time zone.​

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