What’s new

Tinkercad 4.2
October 3, 2018

  • Touch fixes for iOS and Android tablets
  • Codeblocks update:
    • Math Operator Block.
    • Random Number Block.
    • Step-through controls.
  • New public profile page.
  • Standalone lesson.
  • Ability to restart lessons.

Tinkercad 4.1.1
September 2, 2018

  • GDPR updates.
  • Legacy editor is retired.

Tinkercad 4.1
August 15, 2018

  • Website refresh:
    • Index page,
    • Gallery section,
    • Teach section,
    • Learn section.

Tinkercad 4.0
Jun 22, 2018

  • Introducing Codeblocks Beta: Design in 3D while learning coding fundamentals using Tinkercad Codeblocks.
  • New 3D printing partner: you can now export to Sindoh.

Tinkercad 3.15
May 16, 2018

  • Fix for showing many notifications.
  • Comments and likes should show up in moderators activity stream.
  • New Circuit lessons support.
  • Shape panel (new).
  • Circuits staff favorites.
  • Fix for recursive Circuit iframes.
  • Images loading speed improvement.

Tinkercad 3.14
Apr 25, 2018

  • New Scribble tool! Convert your 2D sketches and scribbles to 3D shapes!

Tinkercad 3.13
Apr 12, 2018

  • Notifications for users when their design is liked, commented on, or copied.
  • Listing moderators in Moderate Kids page.
  • Bug fixes for moderator download errors.
  • Chinese localization update.
  • Left click drag can orbit 3D in read only viewer.
  • Several improvements for the Circuits embedded viewer.

Tinkercad 3.12
Apr 3, 2018

  • Share with zSpace.
  • Connect with Teach community.
  • Faster and more reliable gallery content navigation.
  • Security fix for part creation.

Tinkercad 3.11
Mar 14, 2018

  • New content in shape panel.
  • Updated design detail page to be more mobile friendly.

Tinkercad 3.10
Feb 13, 2018

  • Create and store efficient and reusable Parts in your own Shapes Panel Collection.
  • Updated detail dialog look and layout.
  • Lessons: Click an image in the instructions to view enlarged images Circuits serial graph.
  • Bug fixes in web site.

Tinkercad 3.9
Jan 30, 2018

  • Brand new content panel of Circuits editor!
  • Bug fixes in community gallery.

Tinkercad 3.8
Jan 11, 2018

  • New onboarding workflow for above 13 users.
  • Bug fixes in bad word filtering, circuits editor.

Tinkercad 3.7
Dec 7, 2018

  • New gallery UI.
  • Bad word filtering for user inputs.
  • Bug fixes on circuits assembly tutorial, copy and tinker legacy design, etc.

Tinkercad 3.6
Mov 15, 2018

  • Support custom color in 3D editor.
  • Content update in Circuits editor with spin circuits starter, more options in battery.
  • Various bug fixes.

Tinkercad 3.5
Oct 18, 2017

  • New look and feel for the site.
  • Add spinner circuits assembly.
  • Enable circuits viewer in circuits detail page.
  • Multiple bugs fixed.

Tinkercad 3.4
Sep 20, 2017

  • Add Arduino block programming in circuits editor.

Tinkercad 3.3
Sep 6, 2017

  • Support over 13 students in teacher moderating tool.
  • Support direct printing to Makerbot via Makerbot cloud center.

Tinkercad 3.2
Aug 29, 2017

  • Debut of brick workspace.
  • Add tag and description saving in property dialog.
  • Fix the thumbnail missing issue in gallery.

Tinkercad 3.1
Aug 15, 2017

  • Add teacher tool.
  • Support EAGLE export in Circuits editor.
  • Support realtime collaboration in Circuits editor.
  • Retire legacy editor.
  • Add fidget spinners page https://www.tinkercad.com/fidgetspinners

Tinkercad Beta 3.0
June 20, 2017

  • Debut of Circuit editor in Tinkercad.
  • Debut of brand new user dashboard.

Tinkercad Beta 2.10
May 30, 2017

  • Improved duplicate tool.
  • Show or hide inspector panel.
  • Improved favorite feature.
  • Bug fixes in shape generator editor.

Tinkercad Beta 2.9
Apr 20, 2017

  • New login experience.
  • Added ability to share designs to MyMiniFactory.
  • Added ability to share a screenshot of a design to Facebook.
  • Migrated Project Ignite lessons to tinkercad.com/learn
  • Many bug fixes under the hood, a few on the surface.

Tinkercad Beta 2.8
Mar 9, 2017

  • Download a snapshot of your design.
  • Unlimited undo/redo.
  • More resilient data saving and optimized data transfer size to benefit lower bandwidths.
  • Fixed washed out shapes and grid in the editor.

Tinkercad Beta 2.7
Feb 24, 2017

  • SVG Import option supports art or artboards.
  • Added support to export Minecraft schematic files from Safari.
  • Many fixes for Touch support.
  • Refactored UI: tooltips and tab ordering.
  • Material change hint when exceeding 1000x1000x1000mm boundary limit; message when grouping out of bounds.
  • Material optimization to reduce bandwidth payloads.

Tinkercad Beta 2.6
Feb 1, 2017

  • Added Upload to Thingiverse as a Sharing option.
  • Improved zoom control on Macs with a scroll wheel.
  • Align tool logic bug fix for interactive alignment options.
  • Ruler fix for snapping less than 1mm.
  • Many small bugfixes.
  • Improved “Saving” and “All changes saved” messaging to user so it is always accurate.
  • Improvements for inaccurate “Lost Connection” overlay, and data saving.
  • Backend: Design thumbnails now generated with a different logic.

Tinkercad Beta 2.5
Jan 12, 2017

  • Tinkercad site and Beta editor localized for 14 languages!
  • Localization for Basic Skills lessons.
  • New Editor Dashboard for loading recent designs, editing design, properties, creating new designs, deleting designs.
  • Added Community Shape Generators.
  • Zoom navigation buttons and hotkeys.
  • Added Bevel parameters for Cylinder/Tube/Polygon/Tube.
  • Added new connector shapes.
  • Major performance improvements for duplicate, copy, paste.
  • Numerical entry fixes: support leading decimals, commas for decimals (EU).
  • Storing Lesson progress; Resume capable.
  • Many small bug fixes, STL/SVG import fixes, and design migration to Beta fixes.
  • Collaboration update: Editing design title doesn’t invalidate share link; share links expiry extended to 2 weeks.

Tinkercad Beta 2.4
Dec 15, 2016

  • Document loading progress indicator.
  • Zoom improvement.
  • Fix the vertical handle orientation issue.
  • Lesson viewer bug fixes.
  • Export support for IE11, Firefox and Safari.
  • STL import improvements.
  • Enable mouse right dragging to orbit while placing workplane.
  • Add image and voronoi in featured shape generators.
  • Multi-language text bug fixes.

Tinkercad Beta 2.3
Nov 21, 2016

  • New Shape Generator Tab: Create and edit your custom Shape Generator with code.
  • Text Shape now supports many languages.
  • Added shape favoriting and Favorites category.
  • Added Disconnected state so user may not inadvertantly lose work.
  • Improved SVG import of curve accuracy.
  • Increased max sides of cylinder, cone, and and pyramid to 64 sides.
  • Improvements to Tinkercad Beta lessons.
  • Improved memory performance and various bug fixes.

Tinkercad Beta 2.2
Oct 24, 2016

  • Migration: Copy to Beta enabled in your Dashboard. Convert your Tinkercad designs to Tinkercad Beta!
  • New Minecraft tab: View/configure your Tinkercad Beta designs in the new Minecraft tab
  • New Minecraft tab: Export your voxelized design with size and materials as a schematics file for import into Minecraft via MCEdit
  • Drill down: Many fixes for drill down (opening and editing a group)
  • Ruler: Added menu to toggle measuring to midpoint or endpoint
  • Lessons: Beta lessons are added to the user’s Dashboard in the Lessons tab
  • Lessons: Moderators can review children’s Dashboard

Tinkercad Beta 2.1
Aug 26, 2016

  • Export: Improved the performance
  • SVG: improved SVG import capability
  • Shape generator: Improved the shape generator evaluation
  • Ortho camera: Fixed cut off issue
  • Resize: fixed the shift resize behavior
  • Improved camera fit function

Tinkercad Beta 2.0
Aug 8, 2016

  • Notification: Notifications for Importing/Exporting and showing timely error message.
  • Import/Export: Import and Export work in the background, do not lock up the editor.
  • Lock: Improved selection status for mixed locked and unlocked objects.
  • Ruler: Fixed the ruler dismiss issues and other bugs.
  • Ruler: Scaling of the ruler graphics for improved usability.
  • Copy/Paste: Improved Copy/Paste behaviors.
  • Alt Copy: Pressing the Alt key while moving or rotating it will make a copy of that object.
  • Dimension: Auto-save dimension change with some delay.
  • Improved scaling of SVG export/import.

Tinkercad Beta 1.3
Jul 21, 2016

  • Units: Added Inch option.
  • Grid Settings: Predefined presets and customizable Grid size.
  • Transparent: Added Transparent Toggle in Color Palette.
  • Hole: Improved hole effect when overlapping with other objects.
  • Export: Fixed option to “download selected shapes”.
  • Move: Improved move stickiness to avoid an unintentional move.
  • Alt-Move/Rotate: Enabled Alt-Move/Rotate to create a copy object.
  • Shift + rectangle select to toggle selection/de-selection.
  • Multiple Bug fixes for Group drill down, Ruler, Shapes Panel, Locked objects.
  • Less likely to invoke rotation handles when resizing (thanks Beta participants who reported this).
  • Combined Undo/Redos for successive nudges with arrow keys.
  • Many bug fixes and performance improvements.

Tinkercad Beta 1.2
June 24, 2016

  • Drill Down: Enabled basic support for drill down selection
  • Performance: Improved performance to faster load designs, copy/paste, duplicate
  • Copy and Paste: Supported copy and paste objects across browser windows
  • Orbit: Improved Camera orbit easing
  • Ruler: Fixed bunch of Ruler related issues
  • Side Panel: Fixed the issues by switching Workplane/Ruler and objects for dragging and drop
  • Side Panel: Highlighting items in side panel while dragging
  • Notification: Show “n of edits” being saved in the updating message
  • Save: Saved designs with Camera viewpoint, Workplane and Ruler state
  • Limit the objects not move out too far away from workplane
  • A lot bug fixes

Tinkercad Beta 1.1
June 7, 2016

  • Code refactor for Performance improvements.
  • Align tool: Enable aligning with align tool reference lines.
  • Align tool: Enable selecting an object to pin it while aligning objects.
  • Basic support for Firefox.
  • Snap Grid: Nudge increment when snapping is off is .01mm.
  • Workplane: The default workplane is always in the center of the editor.
  • Fix to allow delete/copy/paste/duplicate/nudge the object or rotate the canvas, if mouse hover on the resize/rotate gizmo of the object.
  • Fixed disappearing OBJs, when “Select All”.
  • Fix so objects will not be placed under the shape panel.
  • Memory leak fix for complex designs; less memory used for loading designs and copying/pasting objects.
  • Many small bugfixes and improvements.

Tinkercad Beta 1.0
May 9, 2016

  • Overall responsiveness of the editor.
  • Brand new layout of the app for easier, intuitive tinkering.
  • Direct entry of dimensions on moving, scaling, and rotating an object or group
  • Simultaneous collaborating on a design
  • Addition of the View Cube for navigation
  • Toggle between perspective and orthogonal views of your design
  • New, responsive shapes with adjustable parameters
  • Redesigned Ruler helper
  • Added Transparency option for material
  • Object locking and unlocking behaviors
  • Object hiding and “Show All”
  • More robust SVG import
  • Obj import and export (supporting material colors)

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