Cubify Invent: affordable design tool created just for 3D printing

There are plenty of design tools out there from SketchUp to Autodesk that can be used to create 3D-printable models. But none are really created from the ground up with additive manufacturing in mind. That's where 3D Systems thinks it has an advantage in the crowded CAD market. Cubify Invent, obviously from the makers the Cubify 3D printer, is a beginner-friendly design tool for Windows that lets you quickly and easily spit out your creations in colorful ABS plastics. Those familiar with other CAD tools should have no problems picking up Cubify Invent, while true n00bs can use the included tutorials to learn the ropes. You can download the app at the source link for $50, or just give it a test run as a free trial. PR is awaiting you after the break.

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3D Systems Launches Cubify Invent

Breakthrough Pricing for Powerful 3D 'Create-To-Print' Design

ROCK HILL, S.C., July 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems
Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today the immediate availability of
Cubify(R) Invent(TM), the first 3D design tool developed specifically
with 3D printing in mind, empowering users to turn their ideas into
reality for just $49. From the 3D content-to-print innovator and
leader, simply download a free trial of Cubify Invent and start
creating and making today.

Cubify Invent combines the power of professional design software with
intuitive, free tutorials that make learning fun and easy. People
familiar with basic CAD tools like SketchUp(R), and new users alike,
can quickly advance to create and make in 3D, transforming even their
most complex designs into 3D printables with Cubify Invent. Cubify
members can access cloud-printing services for their creations or print
their designs on Cube(R), the world's first 3D printer for the home.

"We are thrilled to offer the most affordable and powerful 3D design
tool on Cubify today. Cubify Invent, combines our extensive 3D printing
and design expertise to deliver a unique create-and-make experience to
beginners and professionals alike, and this is just the beginning,"
promised Cathy Lewis, Vice President of Global Marketing for 3D

Get your free trial of Cubify Invent today.

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions
including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts
services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also
provides CAD software and plugins and affordable consumer
create-and-make printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated
solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the
time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly
from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create,
communicate, prototype or produce real parts, empowering customers to
create and make with confidence.

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