3D printing developer docs and samples

Use these resources to learn about 3D printing functionality for Windows apps, or to learn about developing drivers for printing to a 3D printer. Samples are available to help you get started.

Developer docs

Driver development for 3D printers

Learn about developing 3D printer drivers for Windows 10.

3D print from your app

Learn how to add 3D printing functionality to your Windows app, and learn how to launch the 3D print dialog.

Generate a 3MF package

Learn about the structure of the 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) file type and how it can be created and manipulated with the Windows.Graphics.Printing3D API.

API for 3D printing

Learn more about the APIs that you can use when working with 3D printers.

3D samples

UWP 3D print sample

Learn several tasks associated with 3D printing and with editing the 3MF file type, such as how to create a 3MF printing package, how to repair a model, and how to launch a 3D print dialog or open a file in the 3D Builder app.

3MF sample models

Download 3MF models for testing and development.

UWP 3D Printing From Unity sample

See how you can load a Unity 3D asset into the Windows 10 3D print dialog, and then repair the model, make simple modifications, and send it to a local 3D printer or an online 3D print service.

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