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MakerBot 3D printing design

MakerBot Kit is a free plug-in for Modo 801 and later that makes 3D printing fun, fast and easy. With MakerBot Kit installed, you can explore MakerBot’s Thingiverse community website directly from Modo. Store and share your files, get inspiration and free content and turn your models into amazing real objects with the click of a mouse.

Streamline and enhance your Modo 3D printing workflow with this free Modo kit.

MakerBot kit

MakerBot kit for Modo in action
MakerBot kit for 3D printing with Modo


Optimized for Modo

Easily share content with other designers on the world’s largest 3D printing community.

Streamlined workflow

Modo is the ideal content creation tool for creating 3D printable objects, and with the MakerBot Kit installed, you get a streamlined workflow from creation to printing.

Prep for printing

With the optional MeshFusion plug-in for Modo, you can easily combine and subtract model parts and make watertight meshes suitable for 3D printing from the MakerBot Thingiverse.

Native file support

Load and save .thing files natively from Modo.

Cloud library

Update and delete objects on Thingiverse and on your own personal MakerBot Cloud Library from within Modo.

Cover image export

Generate photorealistic renders of objects and upload the cover image for that item to Thingiverse and/or the MakerBot Cloud Library from inside Modo.

Easy sharing

Upoad and store Modo files (.lxo) on Thingiverse and/or their MakerBot Cloud Library for improved editing and easy sharing with other MakerBot users

Product information

Package contentMakerBot plug-in

Experience levelIntermediate


Minimum Modo versionCompatible Modo versions: Modo 10.0v1 - Modo 14.2v2


Developer's Website

The MakerBot kit is not compatible with Modo 15.0v1+. If you have the kit installed and wish to continue using it with older versions, please download and install version 1.4, which will prevent the kit from loading and conflicting with Modo 15.0v1+. If the kit is a critical part of your workflow and you’d like to see it updated for compatibility with Modo 15.0v1 and above, please contact support and let them know.

This product is developed and supported by Foundry. For details on how to raise a support ticket please click here.