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Cura is developed by Ultimaker to make 3D printing as easy and streamlined as possible. Cura is best in class software for 3D printing, widely praised by its users. It includes everything you need to prepare a 3D file for printing. Cura slices a 3D model in layers, this way your 3D printer knows which layers to print.

Main features:

  • 3D model slicing in seconds
  • Prepares printing files up to 20 micron
  • Easy to use user interface
  • Multiple industry-standard files STL / OBJ / DAE / AMF
  • 4 simple standard profiles
  • Extensive expert settings

To install Cura, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install cura

To upgrade Cura, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade cura


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'cura' 
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $archiveurl = ''
    $checksum = '9CE0E1897B934C2DC60A2832B5015BAD32E8781317D041D9044DB2E0A6706A0C'
    	Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "exe" "/S" "$url" -checksum $checksum -checksumType 'sha256'
    }catch {
    	Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "exe" "/S" "$archiveurl" -checksum $checksum -checksumType 'sha256'

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Ultimaker


2015 Ultimaker B.V.


Release Notes

  • Added Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+ 3D printers
  • Added quick print profiles for Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+
  • Quick print profiles can now be set per nozzle size and material type
    -Quick print profiles are optimized for improved print results, for the Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 2 Extended+ in combination with materials

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Cura 15.04.4 581 Sunday, February 28, 2016 approved
Cura 15.04.3 403 Tuesday, December 29, 2015 approved
Cura 15.04 321 Tuesday, June 23, 2015 approved
Cura 15.02.1 444 Tuesday, April 7, 2015 approved
Cura 14.12.1 394 Tuesday, January 27, 2015 approved
Cura 14.09 446 Thursday, November 20, 2014 approved

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