Microsoft Adds Native Support For 3D Printing In Windows 8.1

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Windows 8.1 3d printing

Microsoft today announced that Windows 8.1 will add native support for 3D printing. Even though not all of us will get excited about this news, this is a step in right direction for Microsoft. This will please many industrial designers and other people who work with 3D printers everyday.

a built-in API will let developers weave 3D printing into their own apps. While the experience will be slightly more complicated than firing up an old-fashioned inkjet, it should include familiar-looking printing dialogs and persistent settings.

via: Engadget



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  • reKitab

    I have a really money making idea with 3D printing, using certain materials. This my idea is so good that I’ll not reveal it here. before it gets hijacked and then copyrighted.

    Video intro on windows 8.1 3D printing here: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2013/3-9027