How to open a file with .GDS extension?

File Type : Chip Layout Information
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .GDS file extension?

Integrated Circuit (IC) design created by various CAD programs; contains information about the layout of a circuit, including the layers, geometric shapes, and text labels; used as a standard interchange format between IC design applications. GDS files are created in the GDS II format, which was originally developed by Calma. For this reason, they are sometimes referred to as Calma streams. The GDS file format is now owned and maintained by Cadence Design Systems.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open GDSfiles:

  • Static Free Electric VLSI Design System
  • Juspertor LayoutEditor
  • WieWeb CleWin
  • Tanner L-Edit MEMS Design
  • Zeni Physical Design Tool
  • Static Free Electric VLSI Design System