3M™ Pattern Marketplace

  • 3M ID B5005533015

Nearly 4,500 vehicle patterns, going back more than ten model years

For use with 3M Paint Protection Film and 3M Automotive Window Film

Open access cutting software that does not restrict installers to only 3M film usage

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3M™ Pattern Marketplace Plan Options
  • Monthly subscription with unlimited access to
    3M Paint Protection Film and 3M Automotive Window Film patterns.
  • Short-term access to a single pattern.
  • Unlimited access to a single pattern.
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  • Nearly 4,500 vehicle patterns, going back more than ten model years
  • For use with 3M Paint Protection Film and 3M Automotive Window Film
  • Open access cutting software that does not restrict installers to only 3M film usage
  • Pattern editing features such as Quick Nest, Slice, Weld, Pattern Ghost and more
  • "Report" and "Request" a pattern enables 3M to quickly revise and develop patterns in response to installers' needs and input
  • Cloud-based software to access any working file on any computer
  • Various subscription options
  • New dynamic search function to help find patterns quickly

The 3M™ Pattern Marketplace is an innovative digital solution offering thousands of quality-tested paint protection and window film patterns, stretching back over a decade of vehicle models. Designed to support an exceptional installation experience, the new and improved editing functions help simplify the pattern editing process and improve efficiency. Our dedicated customer and technical support team ensures regular updates and upcoming features are tailored to cater to the needs of installers for an exceptional user experience. Spend less time searching and more time actually installing.

Tools tailored for your success

  • Computer mockup highlighting the search function of the plotter software.
    Search Bar

    Browse amongst our library of over 7,000 patterns with the new and improved search bar and filtering to help find patterns quickly.

  • Computer mockup highlighting the pattern ghost function of the plotter software.
    Pattern Ghost

    Pattern Ghost function allows user to compare changes and edit with the original pattern.

  • Computer mockup highlighting the quick nesting function of the plotter software.
    Quick Nest

    Quick Nest maximizes film usage.

  • Computer mockup highlighting the slice editing function of the plotter software.
    Slice Editing

    Patterns are easily adjusted and edited allowing installers to fit patterns to their installation style.

  • Computer mockup highlighting thepattern request function of the plotter software.
    Pattern Request

    Submit requests for new patterns and our verified pattern designers can and add those patterns to the marketplace.

  • Computer mockup highlighting the support function of the plotter software.
    Support

    Updates are released regularly to meet your growing business needs. Access the assistance you need, when you need it, with FAQs and our 3M customer and technical support team.

Automotive film installer browsing pattern library on a computer.
Browse. Edit. Install with ease.

Multi-tab browsing between different patterns on our cloud based marketplace allows you to easily share pattern versions with your entire installation team for collaboration across the shop.

Simplified and on-demand editing tools, including Pattern Ghost and Quick Nest functions, help streamline the editing process, reduce film usage and the need to hand cut on the vehicle.

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Frequently asked questions

The 3M™ Pattern Marketplace is an innovative cloud-based digital pattern software solution with a 3M commitment to regular development updates and improvements to meet our installers growing business needs. Receive access to 3M quality patterns and a trusted Customer Service Support Team.

The 3M™ Pattern Marketplace hosts nearly 4,500 standard paint protection film coverage patterns and automotive window tint patterns to support North American car makes and models. Search for a pattern of interest on the Home or Marketplace tab.

Yes, the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace is a browser-based platform. To engage with the platform, you will need a stable internet connection.

For optimal functionality, the following is recommended for using the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace:
Operating System: Windows 10 or 11
Browser: Up to date versions of Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge
Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
Internet connection: Stable, broadband connection

There are a few options for how you can obtain access to patterns on the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace:
1. Purchase a Monthly Subscription which provides access to all 3M patterns
2. Purchase unlimited access to a single pattern by clicking Unlimited Access on a pattern tile in the marketplace
3. Purchase short-term access to a single pattern by clicking 7-day Access on a pattern tile in the marketplace
A valid credit card is required for any of these purchasing options.

Your access to 3M Patterns will be provided once you set up your subscription option, credit card and payment is accepted through the Digital River payment provider. Digital River is a transactional partner for 3M who facilitates payments for subscriptions and patterns on the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace.

See the list of compatible plotter devices (PDF, 188 KB) that 3M™ Pattern Marketplace is compatible with to ensure a smooth set up and cutting experience.
The 3M Technical Support team will continue to help support many other plotter brands that use HPGL, GPGL or other communication languages but there is no guarantee for a successful set up experience. Additionally, based on the plotter connection type used (USB, Network, Bluetooth, Serial, Serial to USB, other/unknown) there still may be technical troubleshooting required to finalize the cutting experience.
Please make sure to set up the Cut Agent and your plotter(s) when you register on the site to determine plotter compatibility.
The 3M Technical Support team will continue to add new devices to the list below as the device testing is completed and functionality is verified.
Contact Support for any Cut Agent and plotter set up or technical questions. The support team can be reached via phone 1-800-328-1684 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST.

Please call our customer support hotline (1-800-328-1684) or submit an email request.

Our 3M development team, including our digital product managers will provide release notes in the system as we continue to release new enhancements, features and improvements, most of which will not require your action since the platform is cloud-based the system will be automatically updated. Also, any minor or manor updates will include a message pop up when you log in. Look for an email from 3M about the upcoming 2024 future features that we have planned.

All fees are non-refundable (Subscription or Single Pattern purchases), even if your monthly subscription is terminated before its expiration.

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3M™ Pattern Marketplace Terms of Use: Read these Terms of Use and End User License Agreement (collectively the “Terms”, “Terms of Use”, “EULA”, or the “Agreement”) carefully, which outline the terms and conditions for your use of the online services and digital products of the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace (“System”) offered by 3M Company (“3M”). The System includes the patternmarketplace.3m.com website including any subdomains thereof (the “Site”) and may also include mobile applications, software, accompanying software documentation and instructions, and all features, content including but not limited to images, pattern data, and related metadata (collectively the "Marketplace Content"), products, and services thereof, as well as related copyrights, trademarks, and trade secret rights. Find the full terms of use policy inside of the 3M™ Pattern Marketplace effective as of September 5, 2023.