Software : Viewplot : Viewplot


(as of 11/16/2015)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Supports several CAD formats such as Gerber, HPGL, and DXF
  • Measures and manipulates CAD data
  • Creates paste mask and stencil data from outer layers
  • Generate high resolution PDF documents

Viewplot is a program that allows you to view, edit, and convert your CAD data. It is designed for use as a standalone tool or integrated with other CAD programs.

The program supports several CAD formats such as Gerber, HPGL, Autocad DXF, Bitmap, and Excellon Drill data. You can use the tool to measure and manipulate CAD data and create paste mask and stencil data from outer layers. Viewplot also allows you to create high resolution PDF documents.

Whether it is utilized on its own or within another CAD program, Viewplot is a useful tool. It supports several popular CAD formats and can be used to perform a variety of functions. It is not as powerful as other, more popular CAD programs but is a solid solution, especially for its inexpensive price.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.DXF – Drawing Exchange Format File

Other file extensions used by Viewplot 2

Supported File Types
.BMPBitmap Image File
.GBLGerber Bottom Layer Data File
.GBOGerber Bottom Overlay Data File
.GBPGerber Bottom Solder Paste Data File
.GBSGerber Bottom Solder Mask Data File
.GMLGerber Mill Layer File
.GPIGerber Photoplotter Information File
.GTLGerber Top Layer Data File
.GTOGerber Top Overlay Data File
.GTPGerber Top Solder Paste Data File
.GTSGerber Top Solder Mask Data File

Updated: November 16, 2015