Makerbot has released a new update to its PrintShop iOS App as version 1.5 that brings with it a handy new feature Shape Maker, that is capable of transforming 2D drawings into 3D files ready to 3D print.
The release of the latest version of the PrintShop 1.5 iOS app coincides with this weeks 3D PrintShow in New York where there will be plenty of new innovations and products showcased promoting the 3D printing industry.
“MakerBot PrintShop is a fun, easy, and free way to create and 3D print all kinds of cool things on MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers. Create 3D designs without a learning curve with our easy-to use-tablet application, and wirelessly prepare your models for 3D printing on your Fifth Generation MakerBot Printer.”
Joey Neal, chief experience officer with MakerBot explains :
“Our goal with the MakerBot PrintShop app is to make 3D printing more accessible and empower anyone to easily create 3D designs,”-“All it takes is a pen and a piece of white paper to create a drawing that can then be 3D printed using the new MakerBot Shape Maker feature. If you can draw a sketch, you can use MakerBot Shape Maker to transform your creations from the flat 2D world of pen and paper to the exciting 3D world of 3D printing.”
Other new features include improved print monitoring now with remote printing capabilities and visual updates to the user interface, download the update from the iTunes App store via the link below.