MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.
Yeah I printed with a LOT of support (auto-generated by slic3r) that I later cut away; effective, but used tons of filament. Careful orientation combined with custom support would probably be way more efficient in the end.
Thanks for the kind words!