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Release Notes For Silhouette 3D®

V1.2.074 - 11 May 2019

11 May 2019

New Features

  • 15 New Basic Shapes
  • Mirror Tools
  • Align Tools
  • Knife Tool
  • Stretch Tool
  • Sculpt Tool
  • Lithophane Import for JPEGs and PNGs
    • Flat Lithophane
    • Elevation Map
    • Lithophane Tube
    • Lithophane Tube Half
    • Lithophane Tube Third
    • Lithophane Tube Quarter
  • Snap to Grid in Preferences
  • Multi-Alta support
  • Pause Print Jobs
  • Improved Adv. Print Settings
  • New Notification System for features
  • New Print Profiles added



  • Improvements to the Modify Tools
    • Moved to the left-side toolbar
    • Shapes that will be applied now highlight red
    • Updated Error message with troubleshooting advice
  • The ‘ESC’ key will now select the Select tool
  • The Rotate tool now snaps to 1-degree increments and 15-degree increments when SHIFT is held
  • Updated UI for the Library expand/collapse button

3D Print

  • Manual Controls have moved to the main print widget
  • Manual Controls now display the current printer head temperature
  • Prevent machine from sleeping while a print is active
  • Closing Manual Controls after turning the temperature on no longer crashes Silhouette 3D
  • Silhouette 3D no longer crashes when more than one Alta is connected
  • Silhouette 3D now automatically re-slices models when changes to a print profile are saved


  • Overlays now use Silhouette Blue
  • Reduced CPU usage on Mac
  • Sending to Silhouette 3D from SS no longer causes Silhouette 3D to hang
  • Ellipses under 0.1 inches from SS no longer open as a rectangle in Silhouette 3D
  • Updated translations