Free desktop application that allows you to prepare, manage, and monitor 3D prints. Get it here.
Supports the following file types for Mac and Windows:
The Makerbot Replicator 2 ships with various easy-to-print, successful designs pre-loaded on an SD card. If you are brand new to 3D printing and just want to print something quick and easy, these designs might be what you want to start with. From chain links, to a stretchy bracelet, to a nut-and-bolt and mr. jaws, these designs do a great job of demonstrating the potential of 3D printing, while taking less than an hour (most are under 30 minutes) to complete!
Check out 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab's smart collection of easy first-time prints on Thingiverse for more inspiration!
It's like a thing. 3D designers and printers like to share their work. Check out the links below and search for or browse for a design that suits your fancy.
If you're a beginner, we recommend going with designs that have a picture of the finished product. That way, you might be able to tell if it'll work!