Tinkercad is a free, online (Web 2.0) application that allows users to design and export simple 3D objects. If you are new to the world of 3D printing, this is definitely the app for you! Unlike traditional CAD programs, which can be intimidating, Tinkercad is extremely easy to use. In fact, it offers over forty step-by-step lessons. It also features a gallery where you can search other user-created objects.


  • Create 3D models, manipulatives, and prototypes
  • Explore Tinkercad’s 3D Design Gallery

Application: Web 2.0

Lessons: www.tinkercad.com/learn/designs/learning

Platform: All browsers supported

Price: FREE

Overall Rating

Pricefive-stars  Ease of Usefour-stars  Featuresfour-stars