MATHEMATICS, SIMULATION AND MODELLING
Autodesk 123D Design
20 December 2012
Autodesk 123D Design, a 3D modelling tool that enables users to create a digital model and then 3D print or fabricate their idea on the iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser, has been released. Using natural interactions for creation and editing, users can design without the need to learn complex CAD concepts. Autodesk 123D Design provides base shapes and example models that help move past a blank screen and into the design. By using natural interactions to add objects to the canvas and assemble parts together, users can create 3D-printable designs.
Part of the Autodesk 123D family of apps, 123D Design allows users to take advantage of a connected group of Autodesk software, fabrication services for 3D printing and laser cutting, and a community of like-minded makers focused on making a wide variety of projects using 3D design and personal fabrication. 123D Design, 123D Make, 123D Catch, and 123D Sculpt are directly connected across platforms and products through ‘My Projects’, cloud storage for all 123D design projects.
The Autodesk 123D Design App is available from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore. The Mac version of 123D Design is available from the Mac App Store.