3D design software

3D design is the process of creating 3D shapes using software, sometimes with the end goal of creating a physical object using a 3D printer or another digital fabrication tool.

At its most basic, 3D design software allows users to draw 3D objects or build them from a selection of preset geometric shapes. However, some 3D design applications provide advanced features like generative design and topology optimization, using algorithms to automatically generate complex 3D models that meet user-defined requirements.

Computer-aided design (CAD) typically refers to the 3D design of physical objects, while 3D modeling pertains to digital models and renderings.

Source: Siemens

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