Which software can open GenCAD-generated .cad file?


#1

I want to export pcb model to other 3D design software.And somebody say I can export the design to step in pcbnew. File -> Export -> Step.But I didn’t find Step,instead,I found there be File -> Export -> GenCAD.And what GenCAD command can generate is .cad file,but I found no software can open it.

Is my kicad software version is old,so my menu haven’t File -> Export -> Step?And if it really doesn’t exist Step,how can I open .cad file?


#2

General CADD: http://www.generalcadd.com/ will open GenCAD files.

What is your KiCAD version?


#3

If you want step just use stepup and freecad.

But step has no support for textures.

Direct step support only exists in nightly.