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Workstations: Media and Maker Commons


COVID-19: Media and Maker Commons services

Limited by-appointment services for SFU Instructors only are available in the Media and Maker Commons.

All SFU Libraries are currently closed to in-person use due to the COVID-19 virus.

We continue to offer online and virtual support where possible.


The Media and Maker Commons has four workstations that you can use to access specialty software to work on maker projects.

Of the four workstations, two are PCs and two are Macs.  The following software is available on the workstations.

Adobe CC - A set of applications for design, video editing, audio editing, and photography, among other uses.

Google Earth Pro - 3D interactive globe to aid in planning and analysis.

Cura - 3D printer slicing application used by our Ultimaker 3D printers.

Fusion 360 - software for 3D modeling and design.

Blender - 3D computer graphics toolset for animation, 3D models, motion graphics, and other 3D interactive applications.

Maya 2018 - 3D computer graphics application for creating interactive applications, animations, and visual effects.

CorelDraw - vector graphics editor for 2D design.

Regard 3D - photogrammetry software for creating 3D models from a series of images.

3DF Zephyr - photogrammetry and 3D modeling software.

Meshlab - 3D mesh processing software for editing 3D designs.

Autodesk Recap - Software for working with aerial photos to create 3D models.