So you just set up a new Klipper-based printer with Moonraker, Mainsail, or Fluidd, and now you want to make the most of it. Well, it’s time to power up with plugins!
Here’s our list of the top 5 Klipper plugins to level up your printing:
- OctoEverywhere For Klipper
- Mobileraker Companion
- Klipper Screen
- PrettyGCode for Klipper
- Moonraker Telegram Bot
1. OctoEverywhere For Klipper
OctoEverywhere is the most powerful and valuable plugin for Klipper-based printers to date. It provides the community free and unlimited remote access to Mainsail and Fluidd, next-gen AI print failure detection, real-time notifications, live streaming, and more. That’s a lot to digest; let’s break it down.
Remote Access – OctoEverywhere has built a worldwide network of servers to provide the maker community with lighting-fast printer management and control from anywhere. Using OctoEverywhere, you get free, secure, and private access to your full Mainsail, Fluidd, or OctoPrint portal from anywhere. Unlimited remote access, including webcam streaming, what more could you want?
Next-Gen AI Print Failure Detection – Gadget is OctoEverywhere’s AI failure assistant. Released in 2022, Gadget is powered by cutting-edge ML technology and is considered one of the best and most accurate 3D print failure AI systems available. Gadget can recognize many common print failures like filament spaghetti, bed adhesion problems, layer issues, and more. The best part? Gadget is 100% free and unlimited for all users.
Real-time Notifications – Print complete, print progress, AI failure detection warnings, and filament change notifications are just some things OctoEverywhere can inform you of with information-rich and full-resolution snapshot notifications. Notifications can be sent wherever you want; pushed to your phone, email, SMS, Discord, Telegram, Slack, and more! Check out this page for more information.
OctoEverywhere was designed to be free for the community, easy to set up, and completely secure. It’s a no-brainer for all Klipper printer users. Click here to learn how to set up OctoEverywhere in just 20 seconds!
2. Mobileraker Companion
Mobileraker is the best mobile app for controlling your Moonraker-based printers on the go. Available for both iOS and Android, Mobileraker has all the features you need to quickly check in on your printer, manage your prints, and control your printer.
The Mobileraker Companion plugin helps Mobileraker be even more powerful by integrating directly into your Moonraker setup. With the deeper integration, Mobileraker can deliver direct notifications, advance control of Moonraker, and more. This plugin is a necessity for anyone using Mobileraker.
3. Klipper Screen
Klipper Screen is a no-brainer for users with a screen attached to their Klipper device. Klipper screen shows real-time stats about your printer, allowing you to move the axes, start prints, and more. With a rich and modern UI, Klipper screen beautifully complements Mainsail or Fluidd on any setup.
The Klipper Screen is constantly evolving and improving, so check out their GitHub page and follow it for future notifications!
4. PrettyGCode for Klipper
Pretty GCode is a full WebGL-based gcode preview and simulator plugin. This plugin lets you render your entire print in a full 3D view from any browser.
Open gcode files and run through the layers to preview exactly what you’re going to print. Or sync the preview with your printer in real-time and include the full live 3d model in your OBS streams! For users with too many gcode files on their system, this plugin is excellent for keeping them straight!
5. Moonraker Telegram Bot
Like OctoEverywhere’s real-time notifications, Moonraker Telegram Bot lets you send printer notifications directly via a Telegram bot. The notifications include information about your running print and full-resolution webcam snapshots.
This plugin also allows for limited printer control by sending commands via Telegram messages. Typing
/ in your chat will show the complete list of commands supported. Commands include status, pause, resume, and cancel, just to name a few.
Those are our picks for the top Klipper plugins of 2023. What do you think? We would love to hear your feedback!