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The best search engines for 3D printing models 2023

Especially for beginners who have bought a 3D printer for the first time, the question arises: What should I print? Where can I get 3D models for my 3D printer? We answer this question in this article. We list the most important search engines for 3D printing models.

yeggi

Yeggi has almost 3 million 3D models in its index. Users have the possibility to filter the models according to different factors. For example, it is possible to search only free files. According to the portal, new models are indexed daily.

Users also have the option of creating an account and lists of models.

Details

Founded2013
Filter optionsYes
3D models in the index4,4 millions
AppsNo
Websiteyeggi.com

STLFinder

As the name suggests, the search engine provides STL files that can be used for 3D printing. The interface is kept very simple. As a user, you only have one search field.

In the results, you also have the option of a filter to display paid and free models. The platform also offers an Android app.

Details

Founded2014
Filter optionsYes
AppsAndroid
Websitestlfinder.com

3d models – 3dmdb

3dmdb has almost 10 million 3D models in its index. Compared to yeggi and STLFinder, these platforms do not only have printable models in the catalog. Instead, users have the option of selecting the searchable 3D model pages themselves. Filtering by price is also possible.

Designers have the opportunity to network as well as upload models.

Details

Filter optionsYes
3D models in the index10 millions
AppsNo
Website3dmdb.com

3Dfindit

According to its own information, 3Dfindit.com searches billions of 3D CAD, CAE & BIM models in hundreds of manufacturer catalogs available worldwide. Thus, the search engine does not focus on 3D printing, but offers a good basis for architects, planners, engineers and designers with extensive filter and search functions.

Details

Filter optionsYes
AppsNo
Website3Dfindit.com

Thangs

Thangs relies on artificial intelligence for its search. Users have the option of finding suitable 3D models based on 2D photos. The portal has indexed a total of 15.5 million models. In addition to the photo search, there is also the option of finding models using keywords.

In addition to the search, the portal also offers the option of hosting your own models on Thangs.

Details

Filter optionsYes
3D models in the index15,5 millions
AppsNo
Websitethangs.com

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