Simplify3D – 3D printer software


Simplify3D 4.1.2— коммерческое программное обеспечение для 3D-печати, которое успешно закрепилось на рынке 3D-печати. Simplify3D заменяет Repetier-Host и Slic3r пакеты и позволяет производить импорт различных файлов, масштабирование модели вверх и вниз, создавать G-код с началом фактической печати.

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    Product Description

    Simplify3D Manual

    Версия продукта:

    4.1.2 Version 

    Simplify3D техническая спецификация:

    Поддерживаемые платформы:

    Windows Vista or later
    Both 32 and 64-bit installers are available

    Mac OS
    Mac OS X 10.7 or later

    Ubuntu, Debian, and Fedora-based distributions are all supported
    Both 32 and 64-bit installers are available
    Recommended Distribution: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or later

    Поддерживаемые языки:

    Вы можете легко переключаться между языками…


    Системные требования:

    Рекомендованные требования
    Intel® Core i7 CPU
    8GB or more of RAM

    Минимальные требования
    Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU
    4GB of RAM
    OpenGL 2.0 capable system
    Соединение с интернетом*
    1GB of available hard-disk space

    * Для установки и дальнейшего использования программного обеспечения требуется подключение к Интернету.

    Поддерживаемые форматы файлов:

    3D Models: stl, obj, 3mf
    Image Conversion: jpg, png
    Application: fff, factory

    Toolpaths: gcode, x3g, makerbot, 3w, g3drem, bfb, hsv
    Application: fff, factory

    Версии продукта:

    Version 4.1.2

    Continued improvements for single outline corkscrew printing (vase mode)
    Increased reliability for single extrusion toolpath placement
    More intuitive support structure placement while using the cross-section tool
    Improved consistency for bridging perimeter regions
    Numerous bug fixes and stability improvements
    Added support for several new 3D printers including the Alfawise U30, Anycubic 4Max, Creality CR-10 S5, Creality CR-10S Pro, Creality Ender 5, FLSUN QQ Delta, Geeetech A10M, Geeetech A20M, Monoprice Maker Select Plus, Tronxy X5, and Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus

    Version 4.1.1

    Significantly improved corkscrew printing (vase mode) transitions to create smooth spiraling outlines without any added artifacts
    Improved seam locations for corkscrew printing mode (vase mode) using the start point options defined on the Layer tab
    Improved solid layer placement to create high-quality top solid layers
    Several improvements to the avoid crossing outlines behavior for more efficient travel paths between different areas of the print
    Updated skirt and brim placement so that they stay closer to the model outline for improved adhesion
    Resolved an issue for more consistent retraction sequences when the “perform retraction during wipe movement” option is enabled
    Fixed a bug with retractions when the “force retraction between layers” option was disabled
    Fixed a bug related to support structures of duplicated models
    Fixed a bug that had impacted bridging perimeter placement with some specific models
    Resolved several issues related to single extrusion toolpaths in thin wall regions
    Numerous additional bug fixes and stability improvements

    Version 4.1.0

    Prime Pillar and Ooze Shield have been upgraded to fully support up to 6 separate extruders
    New Prime Pillar and Ooze Shield construction provides better stability, improved bonding between layers, and reduced material contamination
    Improved priming sequences ensure that a tool is always primed at the beginning of each layer during multi-extrusion prints
    Print time estimates have been greatly improved by simulating the actual behavior of the printer firmware for increased accuracy
    New intelligent bridging algorithms utilize the model topology to automatically select the best bridging toolpaths
    Bridging toolpaths will now be added, even when using concentric external fill patterns
    Improved bridging behavior when dealing with multiple overlapping models
    Sequential printing can now be used with multi-extrusion prints, allowing you to print multiple dual extrusion groups on a single build platform with reduced stringing between parts
    When printing multiple parts, the raft for each model is now printed sequentially with its corresponding part for improved adhesion
    Improved ability to use define separate Additions settings (rafts, skirts, etc) for nearby parts on the print bed
    Solid layer regions have been optimized so that they are only added when absolutely needed
    New solid layer toolpaths improve bonding between perimeters on the layers above and below, creating stronger parts in the Z-direction
    Movement sequences have been further improved to avoid knocking over small parts when changing layers
    Faster preheat times for multi-extruder builds
    Fan and temperature per-layer setpoints now work more intuitively in conjunction with the Variable Settings Wizard
    The layer number that is displayed during Preview Mode has been updated so that it is more intuitive for multi-process prints
    Feature type comments in the G-Code file have been updated with a new prefix for easier searching and parsing
    Using a first layer height below 100% will now correctly reduce the amount of extruded material (alternatively, a negative global Z-axis offset can be used to lower the first layer while still extruding the same amount of material)
    Drag-and-drop can now be used to load a new G-Code toolpath preview while already in Preview Mode
    Improved interface usability for machines with extremely large build volumes
    Added support for a wider range of OBJ files
    Improved slicing for degenerate models, allowing these common mesh issues to be automatically healed by the software
    Numerous improvements for processing extremely large or complex build files
    The custom post-processing scripting engine available in the software has been optimized for faster execution times
    BFB toolpath formats have been significantly improved for quicker exporting
    Numerous performance and memory usage improvements
    New Portuguese language translation available by going to Help > Change Language
    Improved translation consistency for French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish translations
    Software installers now include complete language translations, allowing you to select your preferred language during setup for improved accessibility
    Mac installer has been updated to be full 64-bit to avoid any potential warnings during installation
    Fixed a bug that was causing slow wipe speeds in certain situations
    Skirt and ooze shield toolpaths have been improved to remove extremely short movements
    Resolved an issue that had impacted FFF settings import from previously exported G-Code files
    Over 100 additional bug fixes across many different parts of the application for issues identified by our community
    Added support for over 50 new 3D printers including the Alfawise U20, Anycubic Chiron, Creality Ender 3 Pro, Creality CR-X, FlashForge Adventurer 3, FlashForge Guider II, FlashForge Inventor II, Geeetech A10, Geeetech A30, PowerSpec Ultra 2.0, Qidi Technology X-pro, TEVO Flash, Ultimaker S5, and many more

    Version 4.0.1

    Improvements for the Variable Settings Wizard to support a wider variety of machines and setups
    Extended compatibility for Windows rendering environments with reduced graphics support
    Process ordering improvements for sequential printing control
    Improved reliability for transitions between multiple processes
    Better handling for prints with zero perimeter outlines
    Improved naming prompts when using the “Save As New” option to create a new profile
    USB communication settings are now maintained after a printer is connected, making it easier to setup builds for new machines
    Updated support for the latest MakerBot and Dremel firmwares
    Solved several rare situations that would cause slicing to take longer than intended
    Resolved an issue with prime pillar and ooze shield toolhead sequences
    Resolved an issue with large file handling on some Windows systems that had affected toolpath and factory file operations
    Other miscellaneous stability and performance improvements

    Version 3.1.1

    Added complete multi-language translations for Japanese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish
    Updated Dual Extrusion Wizard to support printers with 3 or more extruders
    Greatly improved dense support structure processing for complex models
    Improved post-processing script performance
    Improved placement for M103 commands within BFB files
    Added support for over 20 new 3D printers including the Monoprice MP Select Mini, TEVO Tarantula i3, Wanhao Duplicator 6, Geeetech Delta Rostock Mini G2s Pro, Geeetech Prusa i3, bq Witbox 2, 3D Systems CubeX, Hatchbox Alpha, and Felix Pro 1

    Version 3.1.0

    Added support for XYZprinting da Vinci 1.1 Plus, da Vinci 1.0 Pro, and da Vinci Jr. 1.0
    Updated support for latest FlashForge Dreamer firmware and new FlashForge Finder 3D printer
    New support for Bits-from-Bytes (BFB) file format including automatic flow rate control
    New file format export options to streamline the creation and management of multiple file formats
    Added support for line numbering and checksums during USB printing for real-time error checking and improved reliability
    Numerous enhancements to USB printing for da Vinci machines including real-time preview tracking and progress reporting
    Added support for Wi-Fi printing to da Vinci 1.1 Plus and da Vinci 1.0 Pro
    Multiple process dialog now uses the previously selected processes as the default selection
    More intuitive file extension prompts when exporting toolpaths into different file formats
    New firmware configuration option for using software-based flow control
    Cross-section tool now allows easy selection and editing of internal model features including interior support structures
    Customized profiles created using the Configuration Assistant will now be compatible with the Dual Extrusion Wizard
    Improved pre-heating sequence for multiple extruders
    Improved retract-while-wiping performance for complex shapes and fill patterns
    Improved retractions when creating multiple ooze shields and prime pillars
    Continued improvements to the slicing engine for automatically handling models with slight defects or mesh errors
    Improved filtering for small movements during toolpath generation
    Improved support for latest Smoothieware firmware and USB communication protocols
    Post-processing scripts can now contain commas
    Post-processing comments in the gcode header will now be maintained to avoid extra line breaks or invalid commands
    Improved warnings for firmware or machine settings that will be overridden by your process settings
    New warning to prevent closing the software when an active print is running
    New licensing improvements for easier management of software installations
    Added over 30 new pre-configured profiles including the 3D Systems CubePro, BCN3D Sigma, bq Prusa i3 Hephestos 2, Cocoon Create 3D Printer, CTC Bizer Dual, E3D BigBox, LulzBot TAZ 6, MendelMax 3.0 Dual, Monoprice Maker Select, PowerSpec Ultra, Raise3D N2, re:3D Gigabot 2 XL and Gigabot 3 XL, Renkforce RF2000, Kossel Pro, Robo3D R1+, Turnigy Fabrikator and Fabrikator Mini, Ultimaker 2+, Ultimaker 2 Extended+, DeltaWASP 20×40, and DeltaWASP 40×70

    Version 3.0.2

    Recent file lists are now updated when saving factory files or exporting STL files
    Better support for custom firmware configurations that use X3G files
    Faster and more accurate duplicate triangle detection for improved mesh repair
    Improved naming prompts when exporting factory files and FFF profiles
    Fixed issue that occurred when using avoid crossing outlines feature with new retract while wiping functionality
    Added over 30 new pre-configured profiles: 3DP Unlimited 3DP1000, ATOM 2.0 3D Printer, BeeVeryCreative BeeTheFirst, Boots Industries BI V2.5, Big Builder 3D Printer, CreatBot DM, CreatBot DX, Dreammaker OverLord, Dreammaker OverLord Pro, LulzBot TAZ Dual Extruder Version, M3D Micro 3D Printer, Mankati Fullscale XT Plus, Mass Portal Pharaoh ED, Morgan 3D RepRap Morgan Mega, Morgan 3D RepRap Morgan Pro, Multec M200, Multec M300, Polar3D Printer, Printrbot Play, Printrbot Plus Metal, Rapide Lite 100, Rapide Lite 100XL, Rapide Lite 200, Rapide Lite 200XL, Renkforce RF1000, RigidBot Regular, RigodBot Big, Solidoodle Workbench, Solidoodle Workbench Apprentice, SystemCreate Bellulo, Velleman Vertex K8400, Wanhao Duplicator i3

    Version 3.0.1

    Fixed issue with bed leveling wizard that affected some specific printers
    Improved bed and extruder setpoint tracking so that input boxes will not be affected when the temperature is turned off at the end of a print
    Better prompts for the “Default” FFF profile when trying to overwrite it
    Improvements for support extra inflation distance to ensure uniform support
    Better support for native file associations
    Better support for 3D models exported with meters as the length unit
    Miscellaneous stability improvements

    Version 3.0.0

    Revamped user interface so that frequently used tools are more intuitive and easier to use
    Completely new user profile system that makes it much easier to create and manage multiple profiles
    Profiles are now synced automatically so that each customer receives the latest profiles the moment they are available
    New simplified options for creating and editing material and quality auto-configure options
    New coloring options for the animated previewer
    New model settings pane that opens on the side of the workspace so that it does not obstruct the view
    You can now adjust the scale of the model by specifying the desired part dimensions
    New options to specify the internal infill pattern including 5 new popular infill patterns
    New option to avoid crossing outlines by diverting the travel path
    Added option to expand bridging regions to improve overlap with the layer below
    Added new options to update the firmware configuration from within an FFF profile
    Translation, scaling, and rotation changes will now be retained when saving a factory file
    New option to reorient a model so that the selected surface is laying flat on the bed
    New option to split a mesh into its connected surfaces
    New option to scale an object to the maximum size that will fit inside the build volume
    New options to mirror model across a coordinate plane
    Added a new repair option to identify self-intersecting surfaces
    Added new multi-extruder functionality to help prime extruder and protect your dual-extrusion prints from oozing
    Added a new dual extrusion wizard
    New option to print one skirt outline with each extruder so that each one is primed before starting the print
    Added ability to select and manipulate multiple parts at once
    Added copy/paste keyboard shortcuts to duplicate selected models or processes
    Added ability to quickly delete models on the build table using the backspace or delete keys
    Added undo and redo functionality
    Added the ability to group and ungroup models so that you can lock the relative position of related parts
    New 3D transformation gizmo for interactively manipulating models in 3D space
    New keyboard shortcuts for nearly all of the commonly used actions
    Windows now save their location so that you do not need to reposition them each time the software is opened
    When you import a new model, all of the parts on the build table remain in the same position instead of being automatically rearranged
    Numerous slicer improvements to increase overall part strength
    Improved joint overlap between outer perimeter walls and top/bottom solid layers
    Many significant improvements for toolpath optimization
    Added option to perform retraction during wipe movements, this allows for creating non-stationary retractions
    New option to only include support material that touches the build platform surface
    Added a new orthoscopic display mode
    New option to specify the filament density for more accurate weight calculations
    Added a new retraction script to allow scripting of custom movements whenever a retraction is triggered
    Origin offsets can now be negative
    Added new tag so that a single FFF profile can be used to describe settings for different extruder configurations
    Added a new option to group processes, any settings that are identical between the two grouped processes will be locked and changed together
    Improved memory management
    Added a recent file menu to access recently loaded models and factory files
    Smarter save intelligence so that the software will only ask to save a factory file or profile if changes have been made
    Preview settings are now saved so that they will be maintained after reopening the software
    When you click on a process, it will now highlight any models that the process applies to
    Numerous speed improvements across many parts of the application, the software can create and preview gcode 3x faster than previous 2.x versions
    Improved scrolling on Mac trackpads and mice
    Added transformation actions that can be automatically performed on every imported model
    Added the ability to specify toolhead offsets for machines that do not support this functionality in the firmware
    Added new options to expand bridging regions so that they have more overlap with the supported surfaces below
    Changing steps per mm in X3G tab of firmware config will now affect the x3g files
    Smaller step sizes for many of the inputs make it easier to make small settings adjustments, you can also use the up/down keys on your keyboard to adjust settings once it is selected
    Implemented correct tab ordering across the entire GUI to enable easier navigation with a keyboard
    Numerous improvements for USB communication
    Nearly 100 minor fixes and improvements for issues in previous 2.x versions
    Added over 25 new pre-configured profiles: Bonsai Lab BS01, bq Prusa i3 Hephestos, bq Witbox, DeltaMaker 3D Printer, FusionTech ideaPrinter F100, gCreate gMax 1.5 XT, German RepRap PRotos V3, German RepRap X350, LulzBot Mini, LulzBot TAZ 5, Malyan M180, Mankati Fullscale XT, MendelMax 3.0, Printrbot Plus Single, Printrbot Plus Dual, Rostock MAX v2, Sharebot Kiwi-3D, Sharebot NG Dual, Sharebot XXL, Solidoodle Press, Solidoodle 4, Solidoodle Workbench, Tumaker Voladora, Ultimaker 2 Go, Ultimaker 2 Extended

    Version 2.2.2

    Added support for Dremel Idea Builder 3D printer
    Improved support for FlashForge Dreamer with improved communication and significantly faster uploading
    New option to modify the placement of model outlines in the XY plane to allow for small dimensional adjustments
    The intelligent movement planner was updated to improve efficiency in some scenarios by minimizing total travel time
    When restarting a print at an elevated height, the intelligent movement planner will help avoid any potential collisions with the previously printed model
    Improved support for Z18 heated build chamber
    Faster file transfers for MakerBot 5th Generations printers
    Improved USB communication reliability during processor-intensive tasks
    Added support for the Moment 3D printer
    Updated Zinter Pro settings to accommodate latest firmware revisions

    Version 2.2.1

    Added direct USB support for FlashForge Dreamer
    Further optimization improvements for print sequences to reduce printing time
    Speed improvements for .makerbot file exports
    More realistic thumbnail images for MakerBot 5th Gen machines
    Improved mouse clicking for collections of screens with different DPI ratios
    If a process was previously applied to all models, it will retain this trait even as more models are added
    Several raft changes to improve separation and ensure proper placement
    Improved communication for da Vinci printers running Repetier firmware
    Improved bed leveling wizard for the da Vinci 2.0
    Improved configuration assistant profiles for delta printers
    Added an option to deactivate license when uninstalling
    Updated user interface to disable some options during virtual previews
    Added pre-configured profiles for Airwolf HDL/HD/HDx, FlashForge Creator Pro, Velleman 8200/8400, Kossel Mini, and Bits for Bytes 3D Touch
    Updated profiles for Zinter Pro and Leapfrog Creatr HS
    Fixed an issue where some manual support structures were not properly saving

    Version 2.2.0

    Added direct USB support for XYZprinting Da Vinci printers
    Added direct USB support for MakerBot 5th Generation printers
    Improved slicing to avoid gaps between thin walls
    Added option to specify infill extrusion width for stronger interior structures
    Added the ability to choose which extruder is used for the raft, skirt, and brim
    Added the ability to create dense support layers at the surface of the part, saving time and material
    Added option to use larger extrusion widths on the first layer for better adhesion
    Improved optimizations for perimeter printing order
    Improved interaction of rafts, skirts, and support structures for multi-process builds
    Added the ability to set a larger tool change retraction that can help prevent oozing with multiple extruders
    Added option for mm/s speed display units
    Added the ability to modify the top and bottom outer solid layer speed to improve surface finish
    Added build statistics for part weight
    Added options to change the grid spacing on the build table to a distance of your choosing
    Added option to hide coordinate axes
    Improved support for a wider range of OBJ file formats
    Bridging extrusion multiplier can now be greater than 100% for thin layer height prints
    All G0 commands have been replaced with G1 for better cross compatibility
    Added preconfigured profiles for XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0/2.0, MakerBot Replicator Mini/5th Gen/Z18, FlashForge Dreamer, re:3D Gigabot, PowerSpec 3D X/Pro, and IonCore Zinter Pro

    Version 2.1.2

    Added support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite
    Improved Mac and Linux 250000 bps baud rate support
    When using the Import button, the user can now select multiple files to load at once
    Brim has been improved so that it remains attached to the part, even with support material enabled
    Added support for up to 6 different extruders
    Bed Leveling Wizard now supports a wider range of custom XY coordinates
    Added pre-configured profiles for the Leapfrog Creatr XL, ZYYX 3D Printer, Multec Multirap M200, and German RepRap NEO/PRotos/X400
    Added the ability to remove multiple profiles at once
    Filament cost calculations are now compatible with a wider range of currencies
    Quality auto-configure XML tags can now be nested inside of material auto-configure tags to allow more detailed settings combinations

    Version 2.1.1

    Added option to disable automatic USB device detection
    Removed redundant tool change commands when using [new_tool] in your tool change script
    Added the ability to output gcode files with .gcode, .gco, or .g extensions (for easier SD card writing)
    Fixed issue where minimum layer times could be discarded when importing certain types of FFF profiles
    Improved compatibility with Retina display devices
    Added file association support so that certain file types can be opened directly with the Simplify3D Software (using Open With command, for example)
    Added MBot GRID II, MendelMax 2.0, Cyrus, TAM 2014 Series1, Robo3D, and Wanhao 4/4X profiles
    Added option to define the separation distance between the raft and the bottom layer of the part
    Added option to pause at a specific location in a gcode file using M0/M1 commands
    Added option to define different filament price/kg for specific materials
    Miscellaneous improvements to slicer stability and robustness

    Version 2.1.0

    Added new Configuration Assistant to help with first-time setup
    Application state is now saved by default
    Models are automatically centered after importing (with an option to disable)
    Added option to disable raft base layers
    Added option for non-uniform model scaling
    Greatly improved the speed of support structure calculations
    Support pillar resolutions as low as 1mm are now allowed for better modeling of small geometry
    Improvements for overlapping manual supports
    Added support for canceling builds from MakerBot and Sailfish LCD menus
    Multiple models can now be easily merged together during slicing
    Model Settings window now updates the 3D model in real-time as numeric values are changed
    Added an extra option for start point positions which allows all of these points to be aligned at a specific XY location
    Sequential printing order can now be controlled based on the order of the selected processes
    Added Select None option to simplify selecting a single model from a long list of options
    Setting a first layer height > 100% will now extrude an extra thick layer instead of just shifting the Z-position
    Fixed communication issues with bed leveling wizard
    Fixed minor issue with per-layer fan speed controls
    Added better support for scaling and rotating multiple models at once using the Shift key
    Added factory file name to window title bar
    Added the ability to remove included profiles from the drop-down list
    Added automatic checking for incompatible filenames when exporting x3g files

    Version 2.0.1

    Better error handling for USB upload of poorly formatted G-Code files
    Added option for reduced support structure printing speeds
    Better retraction movements for complex support structures
    Improved behavior for retraction between layers
    Verified that correct toolhead is always selected after USB connection is established
    Better support for pausing builds mid-print and performing manual actions
    Added new options to configure endstop homing directions
    Improved temperature auto-configuring so that disabled heaters will always remain turned off
    More reasonable limits for extrusion multiplier inputs
    Corrected some rare previewer prompts for special case scenarios
    Fix for manually turning off secondary extruder when using multiple toolheads
    Fix for manually moving multiple models together using the Shift key
    Fixed issue where the program would close immediately after successful activation on some operating systems
    Miscellaneous profile updates

    Version 2.0.0

    Added direct USB control for MakerBot-style printers (including FlashForge, MBot, etc)
    Almost a dozen new pre-configured profiles for popular printers such as the Replicator 1, Leapfrog Creatr, Printrbot, Solidoodle, and more
    New sequential printing mode for enhanced multiple process printing
    Added helical printing mode for single outlines parts such as vases or bracelets
    Added new method for simple stacked infill or half-height outlines by specifying the infill layer interval
    Added wipe option to help avoid excessive stringing with bowden extruders or other leaky nozzles
    Vastly improved ooze control settings with more control over retraction behavior
    Improved 5D extrusion rates for low layer height printing
    Automatic model repair for non-manifold models during slicing
    Greatly improved Machine Control Panel support for dual extruders
    Previewer has been updated to show entire build by default, play/pause button has new smart rewind feature
    New option to automatically load preview after G-Code preparation without extra prompt
    First layer height can now be changed without affecting the first layer extrusion width, allows better squishing of filament for better adhesion
    Inner perimeter speeds are now controlled based on outer-most outline speed
    Improved raft with easier separation from part surface
    Bed leveling wizard now includes option to specify custom Z-height for leveling movements
    Added option for custom tool change G-Code scripts
    Added option for bridging fan speed override
    New cylindrical build table representation for delta printers
    Improved resizing of FFF Settings for small resolution screens
    Improved compatibility for lower-end graphics cards
    Removed arc detection and G2/G3 replacement since it was a large source of user problems due to incompatible RepRap firmwares
    Better detection and prevention of harmful heated bed temperature settings
    More decimal places for finer resolution on layer height setting
    Better initial directory prompts after first-time installation

    Version 1.1.5

    Addition of new Bed Leveling Wizard (found at Tools > Bed Leveling Wizard)
    Added support for multitouch tablet and trackpad gestures
    Added support for control boards that do not allow reset via USB (i.e. Printrboards, Gen6, etc)
    Better importing and error handling for binary STL files that disobey the format standards
    Improvements for OBJ file parsing to support a wider variety of formats
    Improved solidity for solid infill regions
    Special case improvements for 100% infill
    Smoothing improvements for raft and skirt outlines
    Speed improvements for support generation with large models
    Added maximize button to Machine Control Panel window
    Added numeric value to FFF Settings infill slider
    Better sorting for temperature and fan speed layer setpoints
    Better padding for temperature plot data so high-temperature data won’t be directly on the roof
    Communication improvement to allow for larger serial cache sizes
    Automated handling of communication timeouts to force a build to continue without user interaction (see Tools > Firmware Configuration, Communication tab)
    Fix for bug that was affecting some first layer extrusion widths when using manually defined values
    Fix for Z-lift retraction movements that could previously cause movements too close to print surface
    Fixed extruder coasting bug that would appear with some large coasting distances

    Version 1.1.4

    Added 230400 bps baud rate option (i.e. for Type A Machines Series1)
    Added G-Code library to display your most recent prints and easily access previous builds
    Added X/Y/Z position readout and ability to zero each axis independently
    Condensed Machine Control Panel to allow for easy visibility on small screen sizes
    MakerBot printers are now successfully detected with direct control coming soon!
    Added warning for non-right-hand coordinate systems to ensure correct convention is maintained
    X3G files can now be generated for combined FFF processes
    Added warning if trying to activate without an active internet connection
    Several big improvements to core slicing engine
    Continued improvements to default M2 and Replicator 2 profiles
    Added [primary_extruder_temperature] and [bed_temperature] placeholder variables for start G-Code script
    Added [previous_Z_position] placeholder variable to layer change script and [current_Z_position] to layer change and ending scripts
    Firmware configuration has been condensed and reorganized
    Improved profile management by adding remove button and not listing the entire file path in the drop-down menu
    Updated labels so that advanced FFF settings are easier to find
    Added ability to rename macro buttons with custom labels
    Enabled duplicate temperature identifiers between the bed and an extruder (i.e. for Replicator 2X)
    Fixed bug with temperature identifiers not being correctly implemented for multiple extruders
    Updated Sailfish/MakerBot firmware config to use M140 for HBP temperature and M6 for stabilizing (better compatibility with RepG and GPX)
    Streamlined some of the mesh repair tasks to be quicker to use and provide more feedback on their success
    Updated infill angle inputs to allow for negative numbers
    Small fix for making very thin builds with start/stop printing at height settings
    New addition of experimental concentric infill pattern for outer surfaces
    Improvement for very tall multi-layer skirts to avoid intersections with model
    Further stability improvements for very large previews

    Version 1.1.3

    Complete overhaul of MCP jog controls with addition of new interactive jog panel
    Major improvements to preview rendering routines to optimize graphics performance even in High Detail mode
    Added simple checkbox option to create x3g files for use with Makerbot printers (using GPX plugin)
    Added option to automatically check for software updates with server
    Skirt offset of zero now corresponds to a brim which can be used for better bed adhesion
    Updated temperature parsing for serial communication to work with older version of Marlin firmware
    Detection of potential surface bumps and model artifacts to try to actively remove them and smooth surface
    Added previewer color bar to illustrate printing speed changes
    Updated previewer color scheme to take better advantage of full RGB spectrum for typical printing speeds
    General improvements to bridging routines
    Added [install_dir] placeholder variable for post-processing G-Code scripts
    Continued improvements to internal slicing engine
    Added ability to adjust mouse/keyboard shortcuts for view and model positioning
    Added Shift + Left Button zooming shortcut (for those without a scroll wheel)
    Moved progress bar and time estimates to bottom of screen for better visibility
    Improved Options panel with better groupings for various settings
    Added additional warnings for experimental baud rates on some platforms
    Fixed bug that was affecting some instances of FFF process combining
    Fixed lighting bug with preview rendering on Mac OS X systems
    Fixed rare bug where temperature monitoring could potentially become unresponsive
    Fixed retraction bug with radial arc compensation under certain G-Code settings
    Fixed bug when opening multiple .factory files into the same workspace
    New integrated MakerBot Replicator 2 profile
    Added firmware configuration for CubeX printers
    Updated M2 profile with better nozzle cleaning and wiping routine

    Version 1.1.2

    Addition of Windows 64-bit binary that provides a significant improvement in available memory for processing
    Improved visualizations for support pillar placement
    New option to print islands sequentially instead of optimizing travel time (useful for small parts with multiple islands to prevent overheating)
    Machine Control Panel has been updated to automatically monitor temperatures upon connection
    Added ability to parse heater setpoints even if set from SD card file
    Added cross-platform method to keep computers from going to sleep during active builds (since this can disrupt serial communication)
    Added ability to include post-processing commands
    Added [output_filename] and [output_filepath] placeholder variables
    Disabled G2/G3 arc detection for M2 profile since Marlin firmware still has trouble with these commands (long pauses during microcontroller trig calculations)
    Update to allow an increased number of skirt or raft layers
    Added animation for build dimension changes to help illustrate when FFF profile stroke overrides are taking effect
    Added warning for slow USB serial port transfers to SD card (much faster to just plug the SD card into your computer)
    Buttons for setting the extruder and bed temperatures have been updated to be more intuitive
    Added visual indicators to quickly show if extruder and bed heaters are turned on
    Added option to disable sticky G-Code parameters to support a wider variety of printers (i.e. CubeX)
    Added option to disable auto-run prompt after previewing of G-Code files
    Updated UI to automatically switch to progress bar view once USB serial upload has begun
    Fixed bug that could interrupt transferring files to SD card
    Updates to Sailfish firmware settings

    Version 1.1.1

    Added integrated support for Sailfish firmware
    Added new profile specifically for Prusa Mendel printers
    Continued speed improvements to slicing algorithms
    G-Code output now uses Fan Off G-Code instead of just setting Fan Power to 0%
    Better firmware and FFF settings names for included profiles
    Added ability to override machine dimensions from FFF profiles (useful for people with multiple printers)
    Improved default retraction and extrusion element sizing for low detail previews
    Improved plastic volume estimates when using multiple nozzles with different diameters
    Added [progress] placeholder variable to custom G-Code fields (example “M73 P[progress]” becomes “M73 P53” if build is 53% through total layers)
    Added option for generic begin comment character (typically a semicolon) to support some atypical firmwares
    Added option to exclude M101/M102/M103 commands since they are no longer used by many 5D firmwares
    Added option to disable G92 E0 commands since this causes issues with some legacy firmwares
    Fixed bug that was affecting program execution on some Linux systems
    Fixed bug with G2/G3 commands producing NaN extrusion distances
    Fixed bug with low detail preview mode where rendering of large models could be corrupted
    Fixed bug that was causing first layer to be overly squished
    Fixed bug that was causing “Could not open file for reading” error when moving from preview to print and not already connected to machine
    Minor fix for combining G-Code files with different temperatures and fan speeds
    Improved tool change support for various firmware flavors
    Better constancy for G-Code layer tags
    Better settings and descriptions for arc detection and modification routines
    Updated speed defaults to protect some lower-end machines
    Removed process name and “Apply to Models” information from FFF profile import so it won’t be overwritten when changing settings
    Added Scripts tab on FFF settings window along with other miscellaneous UI improvements

    Version 1.1.0

    Added auto-configuration options for Medium and High-quality printing
    Improved accuracy for build time estimates
    Estimated print time and necessary filament are now displayed after creating a G-Code file
    Added ability to set min and max height for slicing
    Added new dialogs for slicing multiple FFF processes into a single G-Code file
    Creator now supports different settings for different models on the same build plate or even different settings for different vertical sections of the same model
    Added ability to exclude first layer temperature settings from G-Code files and set manually via the MCP
    Added requirement for first layer temperature setpoint if using stabilize at startup
    Fan speed blip to full speed now only occurs if new speed is less than 80% (no need for blip if new speed is already 100%)
    Per-layer preview now separates G-Code moves made during the custom ending G-Code section
    Preview support for homing commands (G28)
    Added display for layer number when using per-layer previewing
    Adjusted support algorithms so that support will always be placed directly on build surface regardless of lower separation layers setting
    Further slicer improvements for self-intersecting meshes
    Removed unnecessary Z-coordinates from G-Code output
    Added better debug output to status bar messages
    Removed empty serial ports from listing
    Changed “Primary Extruder Temp” to just “Primary Extruder” so it has a clearer relationship to Heated Bed
    Improved descriptions in Support Generation dialog
    Moved G-Code X/Y/Z offsets onto G-Code tab
    Added option for different X/Y and Z axis movement speeds (make sure to update/verify these settings!)
    Updated default retraction and movement speeds to improve print quality
    Added extra skirt outline to M2 profile to ensure stabilized flow prior to starting model
    Slower initial retraction for anchor point when starting a print
    Fixed bug where some temperatures might not be parsed from G-Code file depending on firmware settings
    Fixed bug with Print from SD Card command while monitoring temperatures
    Fixed bug where Temperature Monitoring could be inadvertently left on, interrupting startup communication
    Minor fixes for Z-lift retraction moves

    Version 1.0.7

    Added experimental support for 250000 baud rate (requires you have appropriate drivers already installed)
    Further optimization to G-Code file size and overhead communication
    Rework of USB serial communication to take full advantage of microcontroller serial cache
    Added automatic reset for older boards (like Gen6 electronics) that do not restart when a new serial connection is initiated
    Emergency stop button has been improved to also restart older boards
    Added new G-Code configuration variable for startup command to better support other firmwares
    Added global X/Y offsets specifically to help with Delta style printers where zero position is at center of table
    Small bug was fixed for bridging calculations with multiple internal cutouts
    Added option to import and export manual support structures
    Factory files also now include support structures in their all-inclusive format
    STL parser has been updated to handle a wider variety of multi-solid files
    Previewer has been updated to better handle relative movements (i.e. jogging)
    Added 10cm lift and X-axis homing to M2 profile ending G-Code (avoids hot nozzle sitting on top of part)
    Manual Support and Cross Section dialogs now stay on top of other windows
    Better handling of out of memory errors for large previews
    Improvements for activation routine
    Improved debugging tools for serial communication

    Version 1.0.6

    Added ability to upload files directly to SD card via USB
    Added build time estimate to progress bar when printing from USB
    Added Quick Start Guide to installer and help menu (Linux users can find this in the install directory)
    Added ability to modify vertical (Z) offset to account for slightly incorrect endstop positioning
    Updates to internal slicing engine
    Improvement to ensure outer layer solidity
    Improved path optimization for models with multiple cascading cutouts
    More path optimization improvement for lots of small infill segments
    Improvement to circular arc detection for G2/G3 commands
    Improvement for solid ceiling/floor detection
    Can now enter negative extra restart distances for retraction settings
    Added fallback mechanism for firmware response timeouts (Force Next button)
    Slight improvement for build estimation times with slowdown cooling enabled
    Several small optimization improvements for memory intensive meshes and builds
    Updated default Machine Control Panel extruder and bed set temperatures
    Swapped default mouse scroll wheel zoom direction to match most users preferences, previous users may need to toggle this again
    Removed user-defined parallel line tolerance, functionality is still there, but tolerance is not variable
    Fixed an intermittent error where UI temperature monitoring would stop working after the end of a build
    Fixed error where Previewer would crash with specific number of retraction movements
    Fixed incorrect temperature scaling when monitoring temperatures over 200 degrees

    Version 1.0.5

    Overhaul of available cooling options, see entire Cooling tab
    Fixed order of M104/M140 commands during preheat
    Added option to toggle perimeter printing direction (outside-in vs inside-out)
    Improved skirt generation by removing unnecessary interior loops
    Added automatic sorting to per-layer temperatures and per-layer fan speeds
    Updated M2 profile to leave case fans on after print
    Added extra options for top and bottom solid layers
    Improved Image to STL conversion process, fixed flipped images
    Limited custom jog distance to positive numbers to avoid double negative movement commands
    Added numeric temperature readouts to Machine Control Panel
    Changed scroll direction for temperature graph
    Added an OFF button for both the extruder and bed heaters
    Added visual indicator for jog wheel movement directions
    Added option to change scroll wheel zoom direction
    Added option to disable resetting the view with the middle mouse button
    Improved Windows installer to automatically detect and install Visual C++ Redistributable package
    Added new Linux 64-bit compiled version of Creator
    Clarified instructions for deactivating an existing installation
    Added recent path remembering for all remaining file operations
    Added version number to About dialog

    Version 1.0.4

    Addressed bug that caused erratic movement when monitoring temperatures during an active build over USB
    Added custom macro buttons to Machine Control Panel that can be configured in the Firmware Configuration dialog
    Streamlined workflow to automatically go from Preview to Print
    Added automatic suggestion for G-Code filenames
    Corrected bug with .factory files so duplicate models and FFF processes are restored correctly
    Made it easier to do positive and negative custom moves in the Machine Control Panel
    Interface now remembers the last directory used and starts there when browsing for files
    Removed extra blank lines from G-Code files that were causing issues in some 3rd party programs

    Version 1.0.3

    Fixed bug where FFF settings may not export properly after certain changes
    Fixed close button bug with Linux-only Machine Control Panel dialog
    Added new MakerGear M2 profile
    Improved default FFF settings for various materials
    Improved G-Code header

    Version 1.0.2

    Jog defaults updated to work better with M2 hardware
    Bed temperatures now preheat before the nozzle to avoid baking plastic for too long
    Fixed a non-critical Mac-only installation error

    Version 1.0.1

    First Public Release!