Astroprint is a very lightweight and high-performance printer control software. To date, the ability to remotely control any object is a very attractive alternative, and it is on this need that the Astroprint development team has focused. To be able to have their project financed on kickstarter, a software that can be installed on raspberry […]
To end the spectrum of 3D printing software we find the dialogue program, basically the software that allows you to control the printer remotely.
It is an interface where you can give any order to the printer and it becomes fundamental since the printer does not have the typical LCD screen for pre-press adjustments or just during printing.
With such software you can stop, pause the printing process, as well as set the temperature of the extruder nozzle and heat the bed. It is also possible to extrude a whole filament (which is important if you are facing particular problems), or try the movement of the axle motors.
Most dialogue software has some slicing options and when the client is in use, its main function is to send instructions to the printer via a Wi-Fi or USB connection.
Repetier is a “free to use” software package available with donation (optional). It is one of the big names in 3D printing software and for good reason. In the first place this program is not a real Slicer. But it is a command and calibration program for 3D printers, as well as Printerface’s Printrun.In fact, […]