Microsoft to implement new 3D printing format in Windows 8.1

By Shawn Knight
Aug 23, 2013
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  1. Companies like MakerBot and Stratasys continue to push the 3D scanning and printing initiative into the home on the hardware side, a move that isn’t going unnoticed by those that build software. As such, Microsoft is stepping up to the...

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  2. m4a4

    m4a4 TechSpot Addict Posts: 505   +133

    Good. I hate it when there's too much proprietary stuff floating around. Just makes everything more complex...
  3. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,719   +873

    Too bad this is exclusive to Windows 8.1.
  4. Nima304

    Nima304 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 285   +29

    Still not getting Windows 8.1.
  5. So happy Microsoft isn't proprietary...
  6. They are only trying to ride this horse. 3d printing will remain - or ultimately become - open source.


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