GC-PrevuePlus
GC-PrevuePlus
Product Functions
- Data editing
- Text creation
- Gerber to DXF, DXF to Gerber
- Sketched pad conversion
- Silkscreen OCR
- ODB++ import (cost option)
- DRC (cost option) - Design Rule Checks
- Assembly Programming (cost option) - create component placement files
Key Features Product features include: Enhanced import capabilities, a measure tool to find distances between data points, ability to fix polygon data errors commonly found in DXF and DWG files, drill drawing creation, streamlined data translation between various formats, and Assembly Programming and DRC cost options.
Features
- Clip Selected Data Clip Selected Data allows the user to remove a specific segment of a trace, rather than having to delete an entire trace entity.
- Data Creation Traces and pads of virtually any shape can be created and added to a new or existing data layer. True Font text can also be added.
- Measure The measure feature allows the user to measure the distances between selected data objects or points, from Edge to Edge, Center to Center, Center to Edge and Edge to Center.
- Export DXF The Export DXF feature generates a DXF representation of any data layer exported from GC-PrevuePlus. Some other standard export options are: RS-274-D (GerberD - standard Gerber); RS-274-X (GerberX - extended Gerber); Excellon Drill; Excellon Rout; HPGL and DPF.
INPUT FORMATS
  • Gerber - D & X
  • AutoCAD - DXF/DWG
  • DPF (Barco)
  • HPGL
  • EDIF 4.0.0
  • NC Drill / NC Rout
  • Emma
  • ODB++ (cost option)
OUTPUT FORMATS
  • Gerber X (RS274X)
  • AutoCAD - DXF/DWG
  • Excellon Drill/Rout
  • DPF (Barco)
  • Component Placement List (cost option)
GC-PrevuePlus Applications
- Basic Design Editing and Creation
- Design Verification
- Gerber Translation
- Drill/Rout Translation
- Drill Drawing Creation
- Sales Quoting
- Assembly Programming (cost option)
- DRC (cost option)
Value
GC-PrevuePlus delivers performance and features unmatched in the industry. It is designed to reduce manufacturing production expenses and enhance productivity. GC-PrevuePlus' off-line verification capabilities ensure efficient workflow to manufacturing equipment.
Flexibility
GCPrevuePlus couples simplicity and flexibility. The user interface is customizable to present information exactly where and how you need it. Multiple views, personalized hot-keys and toolbars allow users full interface control.

What's new

Version 22.2 October 13

New larger working area.

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Version 22.1 April 19 2022 Read More
Version 21.2 November 4 2021 Read More
Version 21.1 March 3 2021

Support for Gerber X3
Updates to IPC356 input
Better dialog handling

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Version 20.3 November 5 2020

Support for latest DXF and DWG format
Streamlined startup

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Version 20.2 September 1 2020

Updated DFM Report function

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Version 20.1 February 28 2020 Read More
Version 19.2 October 1 2019
  • Licensing overhaul
  • Automatic Bed Size Adjustment
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Version 19.1 May 8 2019
  • Upgrade to Merge CAD centroids
  • Support for XNC format
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Version 18.3 December 4 2018

FLEX PCB panelizing
Improved Text

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Version 18.2 June 5 2018 Read More
Version 18.1 February 8 2018 Read More
Version 17.3 August 25 2017 Read More
Version 17.2 April 12 2017
  • Insert Rout Tabs
    *Measure from Grip points
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Version 17.1 January 23 2017
  • Jump to Arc Center
  • Improved C Pad algorithm
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Version 16.4 November 1 2016 Read More
Version 16.3 July 28 2016
  • Remove Material
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Version 16.2 April 25 2016 Read More
Version 16.1 January 5 2016 Read More
Version 15.4 October 26 2015
  • Convert off-angle pads to Oblongs
  • Additional Plugin utilities
  • Printing Enhancements
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Version 15.3 July 30 2015
  • Adaptive Etch Compensation
  • Step Graduation pattern creation
  • Identify Copper Updates
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Version 15.2 April 24 2015

*Stencil Editing
*Rounding Corners
*Network File locking
*QR Codes

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Version 15.1 January 20 2015
  • Integrated Stencil Creation *
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Version 14.4 October 21 2014
  • Virtual to Real copies
  • Reassign Part Datum points
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Version 14.3 July 11 2014

Gerber X2 Support
Select based on attributes
Auto update layer properties

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Version 14.2 April 18 2014

Input of IPC 2581A format supported

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Version 14.1 January 22 2014
  • PADS ASCII Import
  • Selection within an area
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Version 13.4 October 10 2013

DXF Step and Repeat support
EMF file output

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Version 13.3 July 18 2013

*More Undo for Editing functions

  • Added Redo function
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Version 13.2 April 17 2013
  • Panelization tool
  • Support for AutoCAD 2013
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Version 13.1 January 10 2013
  • 64 bit Build released
  • Dimensioning and Markup
  • Enhanced Measure
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Version 12.4 October 15 2012
  • Additional automation tools
  • Easier and clearer demo process
  • Compatibility between 32bit and 64bit
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Version 12.3 July 17 2012
  • Copper Balancing added
  • New automation tools
  • 64 bit build into Beta
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Version 12.2 April 18 2012
  • RS-274X import
  • On Line Help Updated
  • Fixed various customer reported issues
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Version 12.1 January 17 2012
  • Reordering Data streamlined
  • Fixed various customer reported issues
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Version 11.4 September 28 2011
  • New Licensing
  • New GraphiCode Flex Server
  • Streamlined Trial version
  • Fixed various customer reported issues
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Version 11.3 July 22 2011 Read More
Version 11.2 April 14 2011 Read More
Version 11.1 January 11 2011 Read More
Version 10.4 October 5 2010 Read More
Version 10.3 July 8 2010 Read More
Version 10.2 April 5 2010 Read More
Version 10.1 January 22 2010 Read More
Version 9.4 October 9 2009 Read More