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Get feedback on your 3D designs! Show off your 3D Models & Prints and receive feedback/comments!
Community rules
1. Be kind and courteous
We're all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let's treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.

2. No hate speech or bullying
Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn't allowed, and degrading comments about things such as race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, gender or identity will not be tolerated.

3. Only 3D printers advertised.
Only 3D printers or directly related product may be advertised. If you post anything else it will be moderated and you will be banned.

4. Replying to posts
If you reply to a post, make sure your reply is connected with the main topic, do NOT take a topic off track.

5. All post are moderated
Every post on here is moderated - always. Don't bother joining unless you have works to share or problems to inquiry about 3D printers. That is all that will be allowed on this group.
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After installation, you can open Ultimaker Cura. Start Ultimaker Cura from your applications or programs folder.

Welcome setup
When you open Ultimaker Cura for the first time, you will enter the welcome setup.


User agreement, release notes, and data sharing
The first few screens allow you to review and accept the user agreement, read the latest release notes and decide whether to allow Ultimaker Cura to collect anonymous user data. Click ‘more information’ to learn what user data will be shared and provide the option to turn data sharing off.


Add printer
Networked and non-networked 3D printers can be added to Ultimaker Cura. If your Ultimaker is connected to the same local network, you can connect to it directly to automatically configure your setup.


List of networked printers, shows all printers Ultimaker Cura has found on your local network. Default names are shown for Ultimaker printers connected over LAN
Refresh, click this button to refresh the list of visible printers
Add printer by IP, this feature can be used if Ultimaker Cura has trouble finding your Ultimaker printer. The IP address can be found on the printer, in the network menu
Add a non-networked Ultimaker printer, a custom printer or choose any of the available third party printers available
The type of Ultimaker printer is displayed, to indicate what kind of printer you connect with
Troubleshooting, links to our resources pages on the Ultimaker website
Click next to add your printer to Ultimaker Cura
Ultimaker Cloud
The last step is to sign up and log in with your Ultimaker account. An Ultimaker account provides cloud-based tools to make your 3D workflow easier.

Send and monitor print jobs outside of your local network
Back up your Ultimaker Cura settings and print profiles
Get exclusive access to plugins and print profiles from leading material brands in the Ultimaker Marketplace


After signing in, simply click finish to start using Ultimaker Cura.

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