Software

These are the programs installed on the laptops in the lab. Most of these are free to use, so feel free to install them on your personal computer to practice/design at home.


 

2D/2.5D Design:

  • Raster

GIMP

  • Vector

Inkscape (used in lab for Laser Cutter/Engraver)

Scribus

LibreCAD

QCAD

FreeCAD

 

3D Design:

SketchUp (used in lab for 3D Printers)

Tinkercad (used in lab for 3D Printers)

Fusion 360 (wide ranging use)

Shapesmith

FreeCAD

OpenSCAD

Art of Illusion

Meshmixer

Blender

Game Engines:

Unreal

Unity

Audio & Video:

Audacity

OpenShot

QuickTime

VLC

Electronics Design:

123D Circuits

Virtual Breadboard

Fritzing

Machine Specific (not all are free, but are available in the lab):

MakerBot Print for MakerBot 3D Printers

Cura for LulzBot 3D Printer

Otherplan for Othermill Benchtop Mill

ShopBot (CNC Router/Mill)

Plasma Table (CNC Metal Cutting)

CorelDraw (not machine specific, but used for Laser Cutting/Engraving)

 


 

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