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.GBO File Extension

File TypeGerber Bottom Overlay Data File

DeveloperUcamco
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This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a GBO file?

Data output file created by Printed Circuit Board (PCB) CAD tools such as Autodesk EAGLE and used by PCB manufacturing machines to designate layouts of electrical connections; contains layout data for bottom silk screen layers; written in RS-274X, which is the most common and contemporary Gerber format.

More Information

The GBO file acts similar to a .PDF file. It is an exported version of the PCB layout and is meant to be viewed and referenced but not edited.

NOTE: The Gerber format was originally developed by Gerber Systems but is now maintained by Ucamco.

Common GBO Filenames

[projectname].gbo - The GBO file is named after the name of your PCB project.

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Updated 7/20/2017

About GBO Files

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