Release 6.0

PCB-Investigator 6.0.0 advantages

V6 is optimized to be integratable in any work flow. A full customizable ribbon menu helps you to adapt it to your work flow. Predefined tasks are integrated. For the shop floor usage, the 'View' tab creates a paperless factory solution. For preparing data the 'Fabrication' tab gives fast access to the proper functions. An extra tab for Electronic Developers provides a rich set of tools to check the physical layout.

Many Import and Export formats makes it easy to bring data from all processes together. Use the easy way to compare all data formats PCB-Investigator supports. Formats with component and net information are ODB++, IPC2581 and GenCad 1.4.

Here is an overview about what's new:

- New menu structure (ribbon).
- Easy view of selection in the layer list.
- Scripting with menu shortcuts.
- Panel Builder integrated with easy handling of panel creation.
- GenCad 1.4 export update.
- DXF import update.
- Fabrication options to modify the board contour.

Interface updates:

  • Many new functions and methods e.g. image creation with GetBitmap in IStep
  • Localized controls with automatic translation.
  • IFilter has new creating methods with less parameters to use them without specific knowledge.
  • Options changeable from interface e.g. component pin labels or way to set license via interface

New Plug-In updates:

  • Possibilities to integrate your own Plug-Ins in a user directory.
  • Customize your menu easily.
  • Better PDF import and synchronization.
  • Optimized HMI structure to save time fulfilling your tasks.


» Automation Interface Update (pdf)

» Release Notes (pdf)

» Interface Documentation


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