A Smart 3D Slicer for Industrial Applications

A New Standard in Large-Format 3D Slicer Software

BLADE, BigRep's easy to use slicer software, allows for greater control of printing parameters on all BigRep large-format 3D printers. Its integrated estimation engine gives accurate printing time and material use predictions for unmatched planning and productivity. As one of the fastest and most precise slicers on the market, this cutting-edge software is optimized for industrial part slicing to make for a rapid, hassle-free start to printing.

Built on industry-standard software with key features and optimizations:

  • Specially designed for BigRep 3D printers
  • Range of options to reduce large-format print times and material use
  • Frequently updated BigRep material presets for fast, quality prints
  • Expert and basic UI modes for precision control and ease of use
  • Accurate print time and material use predictions
  • Automated batch production planning


BLADE's user-friendly interface makes for a simplified printing experience. By optimizing for large-format parts and integrating presets for all BigRep-compatible materials, the BLADE slicer streamlines the industrial printing process to save users' time and ensure successful, quality prints.

Latest stable version: 3.6.0 - Releases


  • Import your hardware and models
  • Save 3mf and gcode files
  • Use support blockers or apply custom supports
  • Specify print features like layer height, infill, and rafts
  • And much, much more!
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In advanced training, learn how to...

  • Add custom material profiles
  • Print multiple parts in batches or sequentially
  • Use dual extrusion or tandem printing
  • Apply experimental support styles
  • And more!
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How to Use BLADE 3D Slicer Software