Introduction: Meshmixer: Generate Supports

In this section of the user manual we'll walk you through support generation.

Meshmixer for Ember User Manual

How to Install Meshmixer for Ember

How to Import Models

How to Scale Models

How to Layout models

How to Combine Models

How to Generate Supports

How to Export for Ember

Step 1: Generate Supports

To automatically generate supports for your model in Meshmixer.

  1. Click on the model you want to support.


    If you want to support multiple models in one go, you should first combine the models.

  2. Click "Analysis" on the left toolbar and then "Overhangs"

  3. In the "Overhang" menu, make sure that "Autodesk Ember" is selected in the top drop down menu

  4. Click "Generate Support", supports will automatically be created for your model

  5. Individually supports can be deleted by secondary clicking on them
    1. On Mac: CMD+click
    2. On Windows: CTRL+click
  6. Click "Done" to save the supports


    DO NOT click "Convert to Solid"

  7. Repeat for all un-supported models


To learn more about support generation read the Advanced Support Generation Tutorial