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File TypeDipTrace Printed Circuit Board File

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What is a DIP file?

A DIP file contains a printed circuit board (PCB) created by DipTrace, a schematic and PCB design program. It stores a PCB layout, which includes one or more layers of electrical wires, central processors, conductive tracks, and other electrical component connections.

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Screenshot of a .dip file in Novarm DipTrace 3

DIP file open in Novarm DipTrace 3

DipTrace consists of four modules:

  • Schematic Capture Editor
  • PCB Layout Editor
  • Component Editor
  • Pattern Editor

The DIP file is the main file type associated with the PCB Layout Editor. The module allows you to design the layout of your PCB then save it in the DIP file. When you finish designing your PCB layout and verify that it is valid, you can order it through DipTrace. To do this, select File → Order PCB → Place Order are used for printing the physical PCB.

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Updated 9/15/2017

About DIP Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.dip suffix is and how to open it.

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