Software Updates for Windows

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Open Beta

New features:

  • Redesigned and improved the Print Settings menu
  • New infill density range – 10 – 90%, increased by 10%
  • New type of infill: Solid – equals 100% infill
  • Introduced the First Layer Gap option – available in the Print Settings menu (External Materials only). Users can control the gap between the raft and the actual model
  • Reintroduced the Smart Bridges and Support Lite options (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/tracker/issue-243-support-light)
  • Changed the display program messages – they are more readable, appear at the bottom of the screen, and disappear after five seconds
  • Automatic support improvements – supporting sharp edges
  • Easier support removal from large, flat surfaces (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/tracker/issue-275-problems-removing-raft-from-on-top-of-support)
  • Quicker slicing process of complicated models
  • Improved models sorting in the Recent Files
  • Improved zcode preview
  • Changed minimum screen resolutions – down to 1000×680 px

Bug fixes:

  • Improved analysis and thin walls detection process
  • Fixed overwriting of the existing zcode file (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/tracker/issue-276-saving-same-file-name)
  • Fixed displaying the application bar when maximizing the Z-SUITE window (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/tracker/issue-270-when-maximized-the-window-hides-application-bar-in-windows-7)
  • Fixed displaying a model at the preview stage (disappearing models) (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/index.php?/tracker/issue-223-model-vanishes)
  • Improved saving of customized profiles (http://bugtracker.zortrax.com/tracker/issue-286-bad-saving-of-the-profiles)

Recommended version

  • Quicker slicing process of complicated models
  • New Print Quality type: Draft (for Z-ABS 0,14 and 0,19, and Z-HIPS 0,19)
  • Increased density of Maximum Infill for Z-HIPS and Z-ABS materials
  • Fix for Z Axis dimension issues (M300)
  • Fixed issues with Support Lite
  • Introduces the seam location preview
  • Introduces the separate components of a .zcode preview
  • Improves the split object menu
  • Adds measurements in millimeters in the resize menu
  • Adds mirror flips in the rotate menu
  • Allows exporting split models as separate files
  • Improves model rotating
  • Improves support generating
  • Improves calculation of the printing time
  • Fixes not working shortcuts
  • Adds information on firmware update (when available)

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