3D Manufacturing Format
|Developed by||3MF Consortium|
|Initial release||29 April 2015|
(1 March 2018 )
|Container for||3D printing data|
|Contained by||Open Packaging Conventions|
|Extended from||ZIP, XML, STL|
As of today, CAD software related companies such as Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes and Netfabb are part of the 3MF Consortium. Other firms in the 3MF Consortium are Microsoft (for Operating system support), SLM and HP, whilst Shapeways are also included to give insight from a 3D Printing background. Other key players in the 3D printing and additive manufacturing business, such as Materialise, 3D Systems, Siemens PLM Software and Stratasys have recently joined the consortium. To facilitate the adoption, 3MF Consortium has also published a C++ implementation of the 3MF file format.
- "3MF Website". 3MF. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "What is 3MF?"
- "3MF Consortium Launches to Advance 3D Printing Technology". Business Wire. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
- "3MF Consortium Signs New Members 3D Systems, Materialise, Siemens PLM Software and Stratasys"