BuildBee: Desktop - Installing
BuildBee: Desktop download buttons
Find the installer you have just downloaded and double-click to run it:
Finishing installation on Mac
Drag the BuildBee: Desktop icon into the Applications folder, then close the window.
BuildBee: Desktop Mac installer
Finishing installation on Windows
You may see a pop-up preventing you from installing the app. Simply click "More Info", then "Run Anyway":
BuildBee: Desktop will begin to install. This may take several minutes:
BuildBee: Desktop - Running
Running BuildBee: Desktop on Windows
Open the start menu and search for BuildBee: Desktop
Running BuildBee: Desktop on Mac
Open Launchpad and search for "BuildBee"
OR press CMD+⌘+Space and search for BuildBee:
You may see a pop-up preventing you from running the app. You can work around this by opening your App folder in Finder, and using these instructions
to create an exception.
BuildBee: Desktop - First Run
On the first run you may have to do a bit of first time setup.
Complete Installation message
If you see the following message asking you to complete installation, click OK. This will finish installing the last parts of BuildBee: Desktop:
Selecting printer type
To select which printer model you would like to connect to:
- Go to the "View" menu in the toolbar
- Click "Printer Maintenance"
- Click "System Info"
- Select the manufacturer and model of your printer
What if my printer doesn't connect?
If your printer does not connect to your electron app check the following:
- Ensure the printer is powered on;
- Ensure the printer is connected to your computer;
- Ensure any other 3D printing software is closed and restart the app.
If this doesn't resolve your issue there may be an issue with your computers USB drivers. Restarting your machine should resolve this issue.
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