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Hi, I am looking to convert an .brd file for use in altium for a student project. I tried using the method on the altium website but it did not work. The link for reference is posted below. Any help with this would be appreciated. Thank.
allegro only supports exporting .dxf, .idf, .ipf... (does not support .alg). you can do it using altium but you need to have allegro installed at the same computer.
Dear fellow members, this post is a request if someone is able to convert the two attached allegro pcb files to ASCII (*.alg) or altium (*.pcbdoc) and upload or attach the converted files. I would like to use them in altium, but unfortunally i don't have allegro so i can't import them. Thanks for the help. Best (...)
Hi, I use altium Designer and have been sent files in Cadence allegro *.brd format. I believe I need to get these converted into *.alg format because I don't have Cadence allegro installed on my machine. Would it be possible for someone to convert for me and post here?. Sorry if this is a bit cheeky, many thanks for your help. 133391[
HI, At my company, we use Cadence allegro Design Entry CIS and have a centralized library for all the components. The schematic symbols are maintained as a library file (OLB), but the footprints are maintained as individual files (.dra). Now I was trying to convert the existing library to altium( altium has an import wizard for this). But (...)
Dear fellow members, This post is a request if someone is able to convert the allegro 16.3 pcb file (link below) to ASCII (*.alg) or altium (*.pcbdoc) and upload a link for the converted
I need to import a .brd file to altium or Eagle and i don't have the .alg file. Is it possible to convert it without having allegro installed? If not: Can somebody with allegro installed, save it as .alg? Thank you!
Hi Friends, I need to create footprint in allegro . I have design libraries in altium but I'm unable to import them to allegro 16.6. I'm using the Import Wizard but none of the footprints can be recognized. please suggestion me a solve . Thanks
If u google tools for SI analysis u will get multiple results. Cadence -allegro-PCS SI-Sigrity Mentor Graphics altium How much complex u r board is, what are the interfaces are , speed of the interfaces, Type of analysis u r doing..etc will determine your SI tools requirement. There are multitude of free tools like LTSpice TINA-TI few things fo
Hi Guys, I have been wondering what's the best practice in setting a package keepout in the pcb area in altium. I am working on an electronics company which most of the products are house on a mechanical metalwork. I have previous experience in cadence allegro and I was using package_keepout_top and package_keepout_bottom to set height restricti
hi i have used a few packages and found errors to be the most annoying thing about EDA and PCB software i have used orcad and allegro suite and altium designer and mentor graphics expedition and i was wondering out of some of the software i just mentioned anyone else known to be prone error messages all the time as i am thinking about purchasing
Then why did they add allegro file format (allegro PCB .brd) in Import wizard option of altium?
Hi all, I'm using altium designer Summer 2009 and I want to convert the Schematic to OrCad, allegro, Cadance concept HDL Packaged Schematic files, Mentor Expedition, Mentor DxDesigner, Zuken. I need only one of these schematic format. How can I do that ? Best Regards, David.
Hi, I am trying to create a PCB for a Intel Edison project similar to Intel's Arduino breakout board. Intel provides the allegro brd file for that PCB, but unfortunately I do not have access to allegro, only altium. If someone with access to allegro would be kind enough to convert this file to altium, or (...)
I want to separate some power ground traces from the ground plane when doing pouring. In the design rule, I selected "net" and chose the "gnd" net and set the same net clearance of "trace" to 0.2mm. But when doing pouring, the ground traces are still covered by the ground plane. In allegro or altium, it is much easier to set the same net cleara
Well,I don not like altium Designer. It's so low smart. Try the powerful Cadence allegro.
I have successfully imported an allegro .brd file into altium using the Import Wizard. Unfortunately the .brd file has a very large number of constraints - none of which have been imported into the altium Rules. Does anybody know a way to import these ? Thanks.
Hello, I want to translate schematic and pcb library from an allegro designed board to altium cause I need to use most of the components of this board and I don't want to redesign schematic symbols and footprints. Is there a way to do that? I interesting for Xilinx Kintex 7 board kc705. Here are the files
Hi All, I'm trying to convert a TI OMAP .brd file into a format that I can get into altium. altium does the import, but it can only operate on BINARY .brd files if a registered version of allegro is installed. If you don't have allegro installed, it can still do it, but it needs the ASCII export version, a .alg file. (...)
Does the Cadence allegro tool have a Mentor PCB Expedition translator? We're trying to create an allegro database from Mentor Expedition.
I have 1 file .brd (pcb in allegro), my laptop was installed allegro 16.6 and altium 10, I tried to import this one .brd to altium by import function on altium, got successfully and I had a .pcbdoc in altium but still have some problems. Have many nets still haven't been routed, many pads (...)
Import the allegro design to altium and convert it to PADS Design. It works fine since I have done a project like that.
Hi, If you have allegro installed in your system there is no need to convert it to ascii files.
how to load EDIF schematic files in orcad capture or edif brd files in allegro pcb? is thr any format. ? i m using altium , i tried exporting edif from altium & importing it to capture & allegro pcb. but got the errors. not working. what may b the problem?
Hello everyone, For the PCB design of my project, I received the attached allegro (.brd) file from the company. I need to convert this file to altium Designer (.PcbDoc) or Protel (.pcb) file. I know the newer version of altium Designer has a import wizard to convert .brd file to .PcbDoc file, but altium Designer6 (...)
allegro to PADS conversion-file-->import-->pads-->cad translator-->pads PADS to allegro conversion-it is need third part tool like altium (if you have first import the allegro file and then export in pads layout )
HI Everyone, Is there an option in altium designer to add a gerber setting configuration based on our need. As we do gerber setting in cadence allegro. Any information will be most valuable. Shabu
If allegro PCB currently installed, check if it can open the .brd file. please note that altium can only open ascii format of allegro. so it needs allegro installed and working properly to translate binary format to ascii first. BEST
Read the help files with allegro, relating to importing netlist. There are also three threadsw now with the sdame subject...
Dear friends, I am using altium designer for last 1year. I don't find any major problem yet. Its very simple to use & has many advantages. Now i try to get jobs in PCB designing field, most of the requirements are available for Mentor Graphics PADS & allegro!!!... So now i am concentrating only on PADS. Q1.Can anybody tell m
Try making DXF file of each layer and then import it in allegro but for footprints i think you need to make them separately. Netlist you can get fron schematic which you have already converted. Try thiese steps, (I have never used these steps but think this could help): >>first make all the footprints assign them to schematic and transfer it t
Hi All, I want to Convert altium Designer PCB to Cadence allegro PCB . Is there any possibility. If so, How? Thanks in Advance K.Srikanth Reddy.
Hi, Is there a way to place note text in a Cadence allegro PCB layout design? In altium I used to place a lot of text note on mechanical and other layers, now in allegro I cant find a menu option to do that.
please post the datasheet i will create it .but i am using cadence allegro 16.5 you need to convert allegro into altium
I am looking for extracta.exe from allegro v16.5 in order to convert some brd files to altium. I do not want to install allegro trial version. wonder if someone can send me the file...:smile:
altium can import .brd files, but you must have installed both, allegro and altium on same computer.
how to create separate constraint region for bga or qfn in allegro.... Take a look at rooms and room rules how to place multiple pins at a time in altium 10.0 like in cadence with pin array option. Paste special may do what you are looking for Is there any option
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Hi, I would like to ask a question on Cadence file export. 62405 I am using Cadence SPB 15.7, and has an allegro file whose extension is .brd. I would like to export the file to Altum Designer files, so I tried File->Export. However, there seems to exist very few options
I disagree, as well as hate these PCB packages comparisons. I have used numerous packages in the past and have managed to lay boards out exactly the same on the follwoing packages: Cadstar allegro Pads altium and collegues here have done the same sort of boards on boardsataion. So any package from the top four Cadence, Zuken, Mentor, (...)
hi, please tell me how to swap the parts in altium 9.0 like allegro.
.art is the default name for gerbers that have been created by cadence allegro. Now until the OP posts the header no one really knows what it is !!
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hi, is it possible to put area constraint in altium like allegro? if u know that means please tell me..
Hello, For my job I work with 3 different pcb layout programs (Expedition, altium and allegro) Every programs has its own way of outputing data for manufacturing. In my case, this containts assembly data (in pdf), gerber, odb, ... I was wondering if there is a way to make every output (for every program) the same. What i mean f.e. is ther
i m using altium . so from altium i hav expoted Orcad/PCB2 netlist from schematic. i changed the netlist as per allegro package. but couldnt load the netlist. what should i do?
I'm new to PCB designing softwares and yet to have my hands on one. Through internet, I have made a comparison between four different designing softwares.I need someone to verify the comparison.
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Hi All, I have 9-year experiences at pcb layout which can be done by Mentor-PADS, Mentor-WG, Cadence-allegro, Cadence-Orcad Layout, altium, or even Eagle Editor. Pls feel free to contact me via And I also deal in buying parts, fabrication and assembly. I am located in California of U.S. Thanks, Alex