New 3D printing features and enhancements in Photoshop CC

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 02:08pm

 

Earlier this week Adobe announce its latest update for it flagship software, Photoshop. Among the many changes Adobe sought to highlight was the software's increased support for 3D printing. Can Adobe make it's photo editing suite a go to arena for 3D print setup? 

Here's a review of Adobe Photoshop's newest 3D printing features: 

The latest update – Photoshop CC (2014.1)

This latest release of 3D printing features and enhancements expands support for new 3D printers and 3D print services, broadens the range of file formats that can be read and written, and offers updates that add efficiency to your workflow. New features include:

  • Support for the MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation desktop printer and DMM.com (Japan) 3D print service
  • Support for additional 3D file formats including VRML, U3D, PLY, and IGES
  • Streamlined 3D painting experience
  • Ability to easily combine multiple print jobs into a single print bed
  • 3D printing workflow improvements

“The 3D printing features in Adobe Photoshop CC unifies what used to take us roughly 15 steps in several different programs into one easy-to-use program—condensing our workflow significantly,” said Bradley Rothenberg, co-founder, Bradley Rothenberg, a studio focused on 3D printed textiles, jewelry, and accessories. “Our experience with using Photoshop in 2D is something we can easily leverage now with 3D models, which is incredibly helpful, and these latest features and enhancements will make it even better. I can’t wait to see what Adobe does next.”

 

 

 

Reference: http://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/8221/New-3D-printing-features-and-enhancements-in-Photoshop-CC.aspx

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