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Ultimaker Essentials

Get the most out of your Ultimaker

Upgrade to a powerful suite of online software tools that help you to do more with an Ultimaker 3D printer. Stay in control. Gain more flexibility. Streamline your production.

Included with Ultimaker 3D printers

Key features that Ultimaker owners love

More secure than printing from USB

Easy remote printing and monitoring

Print from history without reslicing

Increase skills with e-learning courses

Why use Ultimaker Essentials?

It's the best way to go from model to 3D print

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    Stay in control

    Keep track of parts securely stored in your Digital Library. Remotely oversee who has access to your printer and know your setup is working efficiently.

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    Increase flexibility

    Easily click and print with 200+ tested material profiles. Personalize how you print with plugins and powerful integrations.

  • boost-success-rates-3d-printing-e-learning

    Boost success rates

    E-learning modules created by experts teach you the skills that professional application engineers and 3D printer operators use every day.

What's included?

Everything to upgrade your 3D printing experience

  • Remote 3D printing

    Start, abort, and monitor the progress of print jobs from a single, secure interface.

  • Print queue & history

    Need another part? Reprint from history, or duplicate and reorder print jobs without reslicing.

  • User management

    Who can 3D print? You decide. Admins can easily add or remove user access and create teams.

  • Direct support

    Get help on any hardware or software query within 24 hours via our helpdesk and in-depth knowledge base.

  • Library of parts

    Store or print an inventory of projects that you can save or load from Ultimaker Cura.

  • Data insight

    Track machine and material usage to prove the value of 3D printing. Click to export to CSV.

  • Increased security

    All cloud data is encrypted in transit and at rest. Enable a firewall for your printer(s) on the local network.

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  • Mobile friendly

    From bed or from the bar – securely access all cloud features from your phone or tablet.

  • And more...

    Packed with features, Ultimaker Essentials is being continuously developed and updated.

Built with room to grow

Find out why Ultimaker Essentials is ideal for business

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  • Ultimaker Essentials enterprise 3D printing software

    Ultimaker Essentials

    3D printing at work? Start here

    • Ultimaker Cura Enterprise
    • Limited storage in Digital Library
    • Security-assessed software
    • User access management
    • Associate level e-learning
  • Ultimaker Professional enterprise 3D printing software

    Ultimaker Professional

    Elevate your 3D printing operations

    • Everything in Essentials, plus:
    • Unlimited storage in Digital Library
    • Open CAD files in Ultimaker Cura
    • In-depth reporting
    • Professional level e-learning
  • Ultimaker Excellence enterprise 3D printing software

    Ultimaker Excellence

    Speed up digital transformation

    • Everything in Professional, plus:
    • Expert consultancy hours
    • SSO and full API access
    • Fastest support response times
    • Expert level e-learning

Frequently asked questions

Why is Ultimaker Essentials free? What's the catch?
Who is Ultimaker Essentials for?
Does Ultimaker Essentials work with 3D printers from other manufacturers?
Is cloud printing using Ultimaker Essentials REALLY more secure than via USB?
How secure are my 3D printing projects in the digital library?
How do I get started if my organization already has registered?
Are there any limitations regarding the amount of printers, members, or usage?
What if I can't connect my Ultimaker 3D printer or I need technical support?
Can I get a demo?