Is there a way to convert old .mod footprints to .kicad_mod automatically, either through scripting or some external software/library?
currently my workflow is:
- open footprint editor
- preferences->manage libraries->add mod
- open footprint from mod, resave as kicad_mod
- remove mod from libraries
obviously this is pretty tiresome, any other suggestions to streamline it?
I would like to know if there is other faster way too…
Couldn’t find anything, so I wrote it myself:
python convert_mod.py old.mod new.pretty
Oh, snap, I realize that I also had develop script to do this job! This script is not dependent on KiCad or pcbnew package. It convert all the .mod file in a specified path:
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