First Mobile App by MakerBot Expands 3D Printing Ecosystem and
Accessibility to Thingiverse.com
MakerBot Thingiverse launches IOS App. Explore Thingiverse, the world's largest 3D printing community, from your mobile device. http://mbot.co/1er2Xjk
The MakerBot Thingiverse app is designed to allow you to easily search and explore Thingiverse, the world’s largest 3D printing community, from the comfort of… everywhere! The app lets you browse featured 3D designs, and new and noteworthy items, which have been selected by the Thingiverse community based on popularity. When viewing 3D designs, the user can scroll through beautiful slideshows of detail photos. Like, collect and quickly share directly from the app to your social networks or email them to friends.
“Launching the MakerBot Thingiverse IOS app has been a goal of ours and we are pretty psyched to launch it today,” said
Some of the great features of the new Thingiverse app include uploading photos, which makes it simple to share images of your 3D prints or update your profile and cover images from your phone. A Dashboard offers a carousel of featured things and Dashboard updates. The Explore function allows you to scroll through the latest and greatest things on Thingiverse and see new and noteworthy items uploaded to the site, featured items, popular items, made items, and have the ability to like and add items to your collections, then share with your social networks. There are also Thing detail screens that have photos of items, full screen slideshows of the designs, descriptions, instructions and license information. The Use profile offers cover images, a custom avatar and description of the Thingiverse member; you can also follow other users, and see designs and made things based on profiles. Search is also included so you can find your favorite designs and search on topics or browse through the expansive Thingiverse library. When you print an item from Thingiverse, the app also provides an opportunity to take a photo, upload it and associate the image with a Thingiverse thing from your download history, collections, favorites or search. You can also add a description, then share to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or save to your camera roll. Thingiverse settings are also accessible via the app.