Release notes

Release 1.0.2.1 - (9-11-2018)
  • 2D Nesting for irregular shapes algoritm created
  • Mesh error diagnosis and error detection with most common mesh errors
  • Rebuild of the menu of the application. Making all commands available in toolbar and menu
  • Custom floor system added for printing multiple floors
  • Importing routines rewritten resulting in speed improvements
  • Anycubic Photon printer -> layer off time variable added
  • Undo+ESC buttons added to all popup windows
  • Popup windows remember now the previous settings. Saved automatically
  • Inside the objects, triangles have a different color. Holes spotted quickly.
  • .SLC import and export integrated
  • .SLC to .PNG slicing integrated.
  • Light calibration mask function rewritten and integrated per machine.
  • Light calibration mask can now be exported per machine configuration.
  • Resis height in vat indicator added in slice popup window
  • Display mode shortcuts added F5, F6, F7, and F8
  • Automatically select/center imported items.
  • Option to disable machine selection dialog
  • A variety of UI and small bugs fixed

Release 1.0.2.0 - (18-9-2018)
  • New features:
  • Auto orient objects
  • Dragging a support foot moves the entire column above it now
  • Live support preview for: single, tree, internal, internal tree support
  • Added default checkbox for print profiles
  • Center and select objects on import (new option)
  • Thumbnail export size can be set in printprofile
  • Horizontal help line for slices in support view
  • Angle/Distance indication in gumball (new option)
  • Critical angle red area's can be turned of (new option)
  • Remove any undo actions in Triangle selection mode once done.
  • Changed 'would you like to save' question logic on closing program
  • Highlight object in wireframe view mode
  • Cancel or start all supporting operations with ESC or ENTER
  • Added scroll bars to tabs on the right for small screens
  • Ability to use object manipulator in slice view
  • Added new Vista/Windows7 UI box for selecting slice folder
  • Added visual grid to support mode
  • Ask for deletion of .zip/.cws/.photon files if they already exist.
  • OpenGL Log function enabled for graphics debugging
  • Bugfixes:
  • Nesting with supports forgot supports for adding margin
  • Bug caused ocassional inverted normals in supports
  • Dragging the foot of a split-latticed caused disconnected parts in some occiasions
  • Tree support optimized for low heights
  • Deleting slice folder when open in windows explorer caused an 'can't access file' exception some times
  • Autosupporter was calling graphics card from wrong thread. Caused bug on macbooks running parrallels.
  • Ignore drainage hole height when slicing
  • Slice Z positions rewritten to be on 1/2 the layer height.
  • Language inconsistency fixed in background operations
  • Object manipulator was scaling wrong in 2D Views
  • Wanhao D7+ profile changed to 32bit png images
  • Infill lattices now snap to objects if seperate as seperate beams

In between bug fix
  • 26-8-18: Entering support mode in previously saved files resulted in a strange duplicate mesh. Fixed.
Release 1.0.1.9 - (24-8-2018)
  • XY support point sampling bug fix and XY sampling for advanced supporting improved
  • Drag-select for objects in 2D views added
  • Support feet were not generated for small diameters of supports
  • Internal supports improved. Several options added in advanced supporting tab for fine grained control over internal supports.
  • Drag-select + shift for selecting multiple supports improved. Now allows you to edit directly what you select
  • undo/redo added to supportpoint editting mode.
  • Drag-select added to supportpoint editting mode. Drag to remove a bunch of points at once
  • Lighting of models rewritten from scratch and improved
  • Language bug fixed. German language added next to Spanish and English.
  • Various small interface bugs fixed.
  • .photon export optimized to handle 5000+ slices. Had a memory leak before
  • DLP Print controller integrated in build.
  • Profile for Wanhao D7 Plus added and tested by user.
  • Profile for Wanhao D7 changed to use integrated print controller and tested by user.

In between bug fixes
  • 1-8-18: Holes were not working when supports were flattened after supporting. Now holes are excluded from flattening
  • 1-8-18: Lattice infills where sometimes removed during supporting. Now excluded from removal

Release 1.0.1.8 - (27-7-2018)
  • Reduce mesh
  • Shrink wrap
  • Hollowing
  • Lattice infill
  • Drainage holes
  • .photon printer export
  • Several machines added from known manufacturers
  • Copy parts preview location in red squares
  • Drag selection for parts/supports/triangle selection
  • Several bugs in project files saving/opening fixed. Open/save routines rewritten
  • Multi language added; currently spanish/english
  • Transparent view added
  • Import/export for .ply and .amf files added

Release 1.0.1.7 - (8-6-2018)
  • Move and rotate with arrows in top view.
  • Rotate with arrows+shift in top view
  • Added view mode to view only the intersecting supports
  • Add option to turn off internal support
  • Configuration screen rewritten from scratch to load superfast
  • Save/Open/Import/Export files optimized and extra 'save your file' questions added
  • Bugfixed that you couldn't save to default support settings
  • Bug fixed in combinations of opening/saving project files that led to empty files
  • Highlight objects in listview when selecting in the 3d view
  • Objects turn green in listview to indicate they are supported
  • Rotational gridsnap added
  • Added option to deactivate your license from a pc to move your license to another pc
  • Rewritten parts of the support object structure to make it more efficient
  • Various ui improvements like better tooltips, window layouts etc.
  • Mirror function added (optional copy)
  • Scaling of supports added
  • Right click menu added (click on object)

Release 1.0.1.5 - (18-03-2018)
  • Bug fixed in undoer when adding normal supports
  • Bug fixed when copying lattice supports that were autogenerated
  • Bug (heavy) fixed that occured 'sometimes' on certain GPU's when opengl running in background thread. New slice engine prevents this.
  • Bug fixed when opening a project file by clicking on it (splash screen loaded twice)
  • New more robust slice process dialog window
  • Software update notification added
  • Notification added when in clipping-view that it can't add object manipulator
  • Several small improvements to the UI
  • Added undoer to support generation (go back to previous support structure with 1 undo)
  • New option for base plate support to cover entire table
  • New option to set per print profile a prefered low/high print height for the short cut buttons
  • Optimized project file format to reduce file size
  • Added progress for saving/loading project files
  • Optional use of other imaging libraries for large slices.

Release 1.0.1.4 - (28-02-2018)
  • Support generation script rebuild
    • Completely new support split style structures
    • Edit points
    • Edit critical creases/surfaces
    • Sample points randomly or on a grid
    • Divide your supports in multiple parts
    • Improved base plate
  • All supports editable
  • New points/line mode for editing supports
  • Flatten supports for quick display/slicing
  • Memory optimized slicing up to at least 8000x8000 pixels
Release 1.0.0.9 - (14-12-2017)
  • navigation infinite rotation with yaw/pitch
  • navigation infinite panning
  • navigation scrolling to mouse cursor
  • orthogonal views zoom to mouse fixed
  • stable gumball size
  • file import progress update improved
  • added menu item to reset configuration to default (if bug occurs)
  • added tiled slicing for old GPU's
  • added graphics cards error checking and feedback
  • colors of objects can be changed, at random or single color
  • gridsnap
  • edit single support when on object

Release 1.0.0.8 - (30-11-2017)
  • added multiple print profiles per machine.
  • settings restructured. (Machines should be reconfigured!) 
  • advanced gcode scripter/compiler
  • gcode tester and exporter for DLP machines
  • creation workshop slice export option (.cws file)
  • import/export .obj files
  • object-manipulator doesn't scale anymore when scrolling or upside down
  • array-copy bug fixed
  • spatial mask bug fix
  • new slice-window to solve black-slice bug
  • fix for preview image printjob in wrong colors

Release 1.0.0.7 - (6-11-2017)
  • Import/export machine profiles
  • Scaling also in just x,y or z instead of all directions
  • Tree support 
  • Internal support
  • Completely new support analysis with lots of functions:
    • Object centered support mode
    • Detects critical Z minima, creases, (non)critical surfaces
    • Ability to select/deselect specific parts for supporting
    • Sampling on the critical parts with specific densities for placing supports
    • Manually place and drag supportpoints with snap to object
  • Compiled as 32bit or 64bit program; so on 64bit it can handle meshes with large amounts of polygons (5+ million) 
  • Export slices as 8, 24 or 32 bits

Release 1.0.0.4 - (20-9-2017)
  • Small UI updates (Objecttree & textures for build table sizes)
  • Autosupporter collision detection perfected

Release 1.0.0.3 - (13-9-2017)
  • Remove all supports option
  • Autosupporter speed optimalization
  • Autosupporter intersection calculations & optimization
  • Several small bug fixes
  • Drag/drop of files added

Release 1.0.0.2 - (31-8-2017)
  • Critical value setting (made this with live change so you can view whats happening)
  • Move the base of simple support
  • Volume supports (i.e. for an oval block below a ring) 
  • Base plate support improved (hollowed)
  • Placing supports exactly where clicked
  • Copy array wizzard
  • Rotate a mesh flat towards a selected face
  • Split style slices: included in each machine setting; you can setup several layers
  • Pattern mode option (it rotates your slices 45 degrees if you want to use the beamers full capacity, you can print much more accurate, but you have to alter the machine software as well) 
  • Job file export (preview, xml, optional zipped) 

Release 1.0.0.1 - (26-5-2017)
  • Import/export of .fw3d and .stl improved
  • Base plate support added (convex hull)
  • Several bugfixes

Release 1.0.0.0 - (1-4-2017)
  • Mesh import (STL only), Mesh export, Slice Export (PNG)
  • Slice anti-aliasing and spatial intensity mapping.(light intensity mask)
  • Fast, fault tolerant GPU based slicing
  • Simple mesh diagnostic / repair functions
  • User friendly interface, part manipulation and orientation
  • Part supporting features, auto support, lattice support, base plate etc.
  • Part casting related features; sprueing

Hardware and software requirements

  • OpenGL 3.0 (most modern pc's support this)
  • Windows 7 or higher