Installing Ultimaker Cura

Use Ultimaker Cura, Ultimaker's free print preparation and management software, to prepare your 3D object for printing on your Ultimaker 3. You can download Ultimaker Cura here.

For more information about using Ultimaker Cura and system requirements, please consult the Ultimaker Cura user manual.

Tip: For best printing results, always use the latest version of Ultimaker Cura.


After downloading, open the installer and run the installation wizard to complete the installation. When opening Ultimaker Cura for the first time, you will be asked to select your 3D printer. Select the Ultimaker 3 or Ultimaker 3 Extended. No other configuration is required and you can directly start slicing and preparing your first print.

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