OctoPrint-FirmwareUpdater VS Marlin

Compare OctoPrint-FirmwareUpdater vs Marlin and see what are their differences.


OctoPrint plugin for flashing pre-compiled firmware images to a 3D printer. (by OctoPrint)


Marlin is an optimized firmware for RepRap 3D printers based on the Arduino platform. | Many commercial 3D printers come with Marlin installed. Check with your vendor if you need source code for your specific machine. (by MarlinFirmware)
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OctoPrint-FirmwareUpdater Marlin
15 318
270 12,093
7.8% 2.0%
7.3 9.9
2 days ago 5 days ago
Python C++
GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of OctoPrint-FirmwareUpdater. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-19.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Marlin. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing OctoPrint-FirmwareUpdater and Marlin you can also consider the following projects:


Marlin-bugfix-1.1.9 - Marlin 1.1.x bugfix for Ender 3 with BLTouch

BIGTREETECH-SKR-mini-E3 - BIGTREETECH SKR-mini-E3 motherboard is a ultra-quiet, low-power, high-quality 3D printing machine control board. It is launched by the 3D printing team of Shenzhen BIGTREE technology co., LTD. This board is specially tailored for Ender 3 printer, perfectly replacing the original Ender3 printer motherboard.

OctoPrint - OctoPrint is the snappy web interface for your 3D printer!

Ender-3 - The Creality3D Ender-3, a fully Open Source 3D printer perfect for new users on a budget.

Marlin - Marlin

Marlin_Ender3v2 - This Marlin is an optimized firmware for Ender 3v2 3D printers. | It is based upon original Marlin repository and has many improvements from the bugfix branch.

BIGTREETECH-TouchScreenFirmware - support TFT35 V1.0/V1.1/V1.2/V2.0/V3.0, TFT28, TFT24 V1.1, TFT43, TFT50, TFT70

BTT_SKR_13_14_14T_SD-DFU-Bootloader - This is a repository of BIGTREETECH bootloaders. The originals are stored under the bootloader_bin/backed_up_original_bootloaders/ directory. This repository also has a bootloader for the SKR E3 TURBO to fix the high pitch sound coming out of the CR10_STOCKDISPLAY it is located on the bootloder_bin/compiled_bootloader_bin/ directory.

moonraker - Web API Server for Klipper

Marlin - Customized fork of Marlin Firmware, specifically for Anycubic Mega Zero printers. Check Wiki for more details and instructions.

pivpn - The Simplest VPN installer, designed for Raspberry Pi