Microsoft Spearheads 3D Printing File Format: Introducing The 3MF

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3D printers have evolved beyond the ubiquitous and simple STL file format. 3MF is an XML-based data format. 3MF is a human-readable compressed XML that includes definitions for data related to 3D manufacturing. The format is designed to be an additive manufacturing format, with the complete model information contained within a single archive: mesh, textures, materials, colors and print ticket.

Read more at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tjmccue/2015/05/28/microsoft-spearheads-3d-printing-file-format-introducing-the-3mf/

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