Tinkercad

Web-based 3D CAD software for educational institutions

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Tinkercad Overview

What is Tinkercad?

Tinkercad is a web-based 3D CAD software that enables educational institutes to offer constructive solid geometry courses across K-12 school grades. It allows students to create 3D designs and program, simulate, and assemble electric circuits.

Tinkercad's code-block module lets learners use a drag-and-drop interface to build shapes, run codes to view design simulations, create GIFs, 3D print developed designs, and export data for future use. It allows educators to access and utilize pre-built grade-specific lesson plans and curriculums in compliance with ISTE, Common Core, and NGSS guidelines. The platform also lets teachers create virtual classrooms and generate class codes, allowing students and parents to remotely access the platform.

Tinkercad's 3D design tool enables users to create, share, import, and export designs with elements, such as shapes, characters, text, and numbers. The circuits module offers a pre-built library with components, such as resistor, LED, capacitor, breadboard, diode, and photoresistor.

Tinkercad Overview

Pricing

Starting from
N/A

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Value for money

Tinkercad is available for free.


Tinkercad Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

Media

Tinkercad 3D designing
Tinkercad codeblocker
Tinkercad circuit simulations
Tinkercad video Tinkercad screenshot: Tinkercad 3D designing Tinkercad screenshot: Tinkercad codeblocker Tinkercad screenshot: Tinkercad circuit simulations

Tinkercad Reviews

Tinkercad Reviews

Overall rating
4,9
/
5
Excellent
8

Very good
1

Average
0

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
5
Features
4,3
Ease of Use
4,8
Customer Support
4,4
100% recommended this app
Avijit D.

Awesome tool for beginners.

During this pandemic situation, with this tool i am able to show others how to use arduino circuits and use them, without providing them the real time hardware. They are loving the way of studying it. and also for my projects i did a simulation program that impressed the teachers.


Ronald N.

TInkercad: Design, Create, Inspire

I have been using Tinkercad for over 3 years and have had students of all ages able to design from the simple keychain to the advanced assistive device. There is an ease of use and entry to Tinkercad as well as an abundance of video resources available. If you can use in conjunction with a platform like weareprintlab.com you can take your work to a whole other level.


James B.

Super simple to learn.

I have used Tinkercad to create some 3D models, modify some 3D models from online repositories. I have found it easy to use for very simple model creation / modification.


Brian R.

Great free tool for 3D printing

Overall it has been an awesome ongoing experience! My wife and I both use the product, and have linked our libraries together. I use it to convert files to STLs for 3D Printing all the time.


Marco S.

Best way to learn 3d

Creation and prototyping of small objects, such as toys and everyday things.


Avijit D.
Industry: Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Awesome tool for beginners.

Used Weekly for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2020/09/12
Review Source: Capterra

During this pandemic situation, with this tool i am able to show others how to use arduino circuits and use them, without providing them the real time hardware. They are loving the way of studying it. and also for my projects i did a simulation program that impressed the teachers.

Pros

The ease of access of 3d designing, simple yet useful "to the point" tools.
I mostly liked about the simulation of arduino circuits, Its very simple to simulate the real time arduino circuits. Recommended for beginners.

Cons

Real time power measurement is not that much accurate in the circuits section. Advanced simulation is still yet to consider for heavy applications.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Ronald N.
Industry: E-Learning
Company size: 51-200 Employees

TInkercad: Design, Create, Inspire

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/11/20
Review Source: Capterra

I have been using Tinkercad for over 3 years and have had students of all ages able to design from the simple keychain to the advanced assistive device. There is an ease of use and entry to Tinkercad as well as an abundance of video resources available. If you can use in conjunction with a platform like weareprintlab.com you can take your work to a whole other level.

Pros

First and foremost it is free, as an educator a free product is like gold. There is a great easy of use to Tinkercad as well, I have 3rd grade students designing and 3D printing! I really like that Tinkercad is also owned by a professional CAD software company, so student get a feel for pro tools without the struggle of the pro tools. It is also great that tinkercad is updating often so not only can you 3D design, but now there is the ability to build with microbits, circuits, and more.

You can also have students design even if you don't have the option of 3D printing. Students can design vehicles, houses, landscapes, and more. The best is that their ability to showcase as a 3D model in the end.

Cons

I would like to see an integration with a LMS like Google Classroom, but other than that it's great.

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Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

James B.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Super simple to learn.

Used Monthly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/09/09
Review Source: Capterra

I have used Tinkercad to create some 3D models, modify some 3D models from online repositories. I have found it easy to use for very simple model creation / modification.

Pros

Tinkercad is very easy to learn to use. I also like the ability to use it anywhere, being web based. Log in and see all your projects, work on them, save them for later.

Cons

The set of features in Tinkercad is very limiting for more advanced 3D modeling. Sometimes wrapping your head around how to convince a box and/or a sphere make a shape you want can be time-consuming.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

Brian R.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Great free tool for 3D printing

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/08/25
Review Source: Capterra

Overall it has been an awesome ongoing experience! My wife and I both use the product, and have linked our libraries together. I use it to convert files to STLs for 3D Printing all the time.

Pros

I love that this browser based CAD program is free to use! You can export either a STL or an OBJ file. I love the library of 3D objects by Tinkercad.com and the community.

Cons

I wish you could move the camera around from a different point than just the center. Sometimes it’s hard to edit models because I can’t rotate to the spot I need.

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Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Marco S.
Industry: Design
Company size: Self Employed

Best way to learn 3d

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/08/13
Review Source: Capterra

Creation and prototyping of small objects, such as toys and everyday things.

Pros

Tinkercad is an easy to learn software, very intuitive, ideal for children and people who are starting in 3D drawings.

Cons

Tinkercad besides being easy to learn and free software, Autodesk could add some tools that already exist in other company software as an introduction to NURBS.

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Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9,2/10
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Tinkercad Pricing

Tinkercad Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Free Trial
Free
Value for money

Tinkercad is available for free.

Tinkercad is available for free.

Value for Money
5/5
Based on 9 user ratings
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Tinkercad Features

Tinkercad Features

API
Accounting Integration
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Bid Management
Change Order Management
Collaboration Tools
Data Import/Export
Document Management
Document Storage
Estimating
Job Costing
Project Estimating
Project Management
Project Tracking
Projections
Reporting & Statistics
Subcontractor Management
Third Party Integration
Features
4,3/5
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Tinkercad FAQs

Tinkercad FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Tinkercad.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Tinkercad offer?

Tinkercad offers the following pricing plans:

Pricing model: Free

Free Trial: Not Available

Tinkercad is available for free.

Q. What are the main features of Tinkercad?

We do not have any information about Tinkercad features

Q. Who are the typical users of Tinkercad?

Tinkercad has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does Tinkercad support?

Tinkercad supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does Tinkercad offer?

Tinkercad has the following pricing plans:

Free

Q. Does Tinkercad support mobile devices?

Tinkercad supports the following devices:

iPad

Q. What other apps does Tinkercad integrate with?

We do not have any information about what integrations Tinkercad has

Q. What level of support does Tinkercad offer?

Tinkercad offers the following support options:

FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Forum