Labcenter Electronics, a leading UK based EDA software company, announces the completion of its support for Gerber X2 in Proteus Design Suite. The output has been fully verified by Ucamco, who confirm it conforms to the X2 specification.
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Major revision of the Gerber File Format Specification
Revision 2016.11 allows to include the CAD netlist to Gerber files and offers several text improvements and clarifications The document is developed by Karel Tavernier. Jean-Pierre Charras provided essential input on the CAD netlist, and further remarks by Remco Poelstra and Wim De Greve were included. KiCad is the first software vendor to implement support for the new netlist attributes.
Earlier this year, a draft specification for netlist and component attributes in Gerber X2 was published by Karel Tavernier on the Ucamco website. Today KiCad announces that it is the first vendor to implement this feature into its CAD software.