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Autodesk and Makerbot are joining forces Answered

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Great news! 

Autodesk and MakerBot Industries are working together to take personal design and manufacturing to the next level. Now you can simplify the process of printing your 123D designs directly to a MakerBot Replicator.

Soon, you’ll be able to purchase MakerBot 3D printers through 123Dapp.com. If you sign up for a 123D Premium membership today, you’ll also receive a special discount that you can apply towards the purchase of a MakerBot 3D printer.

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Kiteman (author)2013-03-09

Is this an actual "joining of forces", or had AutoDesk been shopping again?

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caitlinsdad (author)Kiteman2013-03-09

"I felt a great disturbance in the Open Source, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened."
― Obi-Maker Kenobi

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mikolynn (author)caitlinsdad2013-03-10

I'm one of this terrified voices...

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Kiteman (author)caitlinsdad2013-03-09

> Cue shower of shattered remnants of Maker's dreams.

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kazmataz (author)Kiteman2013-03-09

Yes, it's a "joining of forces" - similar to our relationship with TechShop

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