Software Companions - Gerber and HPGL Viewers

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ViewCompanion Family

ViewCompanion is available as three different editions. If you're not sure which edition you'll need, you can find a description of the differences on the following pages:
ViewCompanion Feature Comparison Chart
ViewCompanion File Format Support Comparison Chart

DWF, PDF, PLT and CGM Viewer ViewCompanion Standard

View, print, annotate and convert all your PLT, PDF, CGM, Gerber and DWF files. ViewCompanion can convert your files to many different file formats, including Adobe PDF, Autodesk DWF, AutoCAD DXF, CGM, CALS, JPEG, TIFF and more.
Both batch printing and conversion is included.

 

PDF, TIFF, DWF, CALS, PLT and CGM Viewer ViewCompanion Pro

View, markup, print and convert PDF, DWF, PLT, HPGL/2, CGM, TIFF, CALS, JPEG and other file formats. Convert your files to many other file formats, including Adobe PDF, PDF/A, Autodesk DWF, AutoCAD DXF, CGM, CALS, JPEG and TIFF. Batch printing and conversion is included.

 

View and convert PDF, TIFF, DWF, CALS, PLT, CGM and more ViewCompanion Premium

View, markup, print and convert PDF, DWF, TIFF, CALS, PLT, HP-RTL, HPGL/2, CGM, JPEG, BMP and other file formats. Premium can convert your files to many other formats, including PDF, DWF, DXF, CGM, CALS, JPEG, GIF and TIFF. Merge, spilt, encrypt and digitally sign PDF files.
The PDF to CAD tool makes it possible to convert your PDF files into editable DXF files. Both batch printing and conversion is available.

 

GerbView

Gerber Viewer GerbView

View, convert and print Gerber, PDF, ODB++, Excellon, HPGL/2 and PLT formats. Check your files before you send them to the PCB manufacturer, and eliminate costly errors. Use the markup feature to add text, barcode, images and other elements to your files. GerbView can convert your files to a large number of file formats including Autodesk DXF, Adobe PDF, DWF, JPEG, HPGL/2, SVG, TIF, CALS and PNG.
You can use GerbView to convert your older Gerber files to the newer extended Gerber format.

 

Developer Tools

Viewer Component scViewerX

scViewerX is a feature-rich ActiveX control that can view, print and convert PLT, Adobe PDF, Autodesk DWF, CGM, Gerber, TIFF, CALS and other formats.
ScViewerX has markup functionality (also known as annotation or commenting) that let you add stamps, texts, measurements, barcodes, images and much more to the viewed document.
There are two different developer licenses available for purchase:

  • A Viewer SDK developer license. With this license you can create an application that can view and print using the control.

  • A Conversion SDK developer license. With this license you can create an application that can view, print and convert using the control. With this license scViewerX can convert your files to many different file formats, including Adobe PDF, Autodesk DWF, AutoCAD DXF, CGM, CALS, JPEG, TIFF and more.
 

Converter Component scConverter

scConverter is a component (DLL) for converting PDF, DWF, TIFF, CALS, HPGL, HPGL/2, PLT, CGM and other formats. Convert your files to Adobe PDF, Autodesk DWF, AutoCAD DXF, CGM, CALS, JPEG, TIFF and more.
scConverter includes functions for merging (combining) and splitting PDF files.