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ODB++ Solutions Alliance Development partners are bringing leading edge software solutions to the marketplace every day.

ODB++ Solutions Development Partners

ODB++ Solutions Development Partners

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Aegis imports ODB++ directly into their CAD-aware FactoryLogix® Manufacturing Operations Software for new product introductions, factory-wide material logistics, shop floor MES, real-time dashboards, historical reporting and total product/process traceability.

Altium Inc

Altium Designer has it's roots in the industry's first ever PCB design solution for the Windows platform, and has fully supported ODB++ as a preferred fabrication, DFM and DFT output database for over 10 years. Altium continues it's commitment to support ODB++ and bring PCB designers everywhere the best and most robust design and fabrication solutions.


ANSYS uses ODB++ as the gateway into its electromagnetic field solvers HFSS, SIwave, TPA and Q3D Extractor.

Applied Simulation Technology

Applied Simulation Technology will import ODB++ data format files into their Apsim CAD tool.

Artwork Conversion Software Inc

Artwork offers translators from ODB++ into GDSII, OASIS, DXF, Gerber, STEP, IDF, Ansys/Ansoft simulators, SolidWorks, AWR's MW Office, Agilent's ADS; high resolution ODB++ rasterizers (TIFF, BMP - monochrome and grey scale) for photoplotters, inkjets and laser direct imaging equipment.

ASTER Technologies

ASTER Technologies is the leading supplier in Board-Level Testability analysis tools, capitalizing on proven expertise in electrical rules checking and test coverage analysis. ASTER has partnered for many years with Mentor / Valor to maintain updated ODB++ interfaces in TestWay, twExpress and QuadView

ATI South Korea

Advanced Technology Incorporated has developed an ODB++ to bitmap conversion engine to deploy to PCB testing machines.

BQR Reliability Engineering Ltd

BQR partners with Mentor to create integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and fiXtress to enable designers to evaluate the electrical stress level, to perform stress derating analysis and schematic modeling, to provide actual power dissipation for thermal analysis and to predict the warranty and service life (MTBF). The use of fiXtress will enable designers to improve product robustness while reducing time to market.


CADCAM Group partners with Mentor to create integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and CATIA v5 MCAD processes.


CADCAM-E.COM, Inc. (CCE) is developing integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and MCAD and ECAD processes.


Cadence and Valor have partnered for over 10 years to provide mutual customers with the ODB++ output from the Allegro design system, now including built-in graphical viewing. See the “Resources” section to register for download.

CADint Sweden

CADint PCB product supports import and export of ODB++ manufacturing data.


CADLUS CAD /CAM system exports design data using the ODB++ format.


COMSOL Multiphysics converts 2D layouts in the ODB++™ format into 3D geometries that allows for simulations including the electromagnetic, thermal, and structural behavior of these components and devices.

Corelis Inc

Corelis offers a broad line of JTAG/boundary-scan test software and hardware products. Corelis ScanExpress software supports the ODB++ format to assist in rapid boundary-scan test development.


CST STUDIO SUITE reads ODB++ from multiple PCB design processes to perform fast and fullwave electromagnetic analysis of signal and power integrity.

DfR Solutions

DfR Solutions - Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software uses ODB++ as a critical part of its automated translation from electronic CAD to full three dimensional (3D) computer aided engineering (CAE) designs with embedded material information.


Digitaltest solutions for test, manufacturing and quality control are installed at over 1,000 electronics manufacturing companies worldwide. It's software C-LINK processes ODB++ for AOI, Boundary Scan, In-Circuit-Test, Flying Probe and assembly systems.


We believe ODB++ is the optimal way of exchanging data between ECAD and manufacturing.


Downstream has partnered for many years with Valor and now Mentor to maintain updated ODB++ interfaces in Blueprint PCB and CAM350.


PCB-Investigator designed by EasyLogix ODB++ is the most advanced format to provide information in a suitable way to different departments. Exchanging necessary information between development and manufacturing with PCB-Investigator and ODB++ as interface helps reducing costs in many ways. Blur the boundaries of ECAD, MCAD and CAM with the powerful combination of ODB++ and PCB-Investigator.


3DIC co-design tool, START, produced by FIRST is fully applied to ODB++ input-output.


Fluidyn uses ODB++ for converting the CAD data to perform Coupled Thermo-Electromagnetic Multiphysics simulations for Electronic systems.


All of Frontline’s CAM, DFM and Engineering tools are fully ODB++ compliant. Frontline recommends ODB++ as the optimal method for CAD-CAM data exchange for PCB fabrication.


FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution FTCP customers use ODB++ interfaces to output/input worldwide useable manufacturing and CAD-CAE (Simulators, DRC tools, DFM tools) interfaces.

FUJITSU Corporate Product Technology & Monozukuri Development Division customers use ODB++ interfaces to output worldwide useable manufacturing and CAD-CAE (Simulators, DRC tools, DFM tools) interfaces.

GenISys GmbH

GenISys provides flexible, high-performance software solutions for the optimization of micro and nano- fabrication processes, including etching verification, etching compensation and 3D lithography and etching simulations to improve yield and productivity.


GigaVis is an AOI manufacturer and has supported ODB++ format over 10 years for its inspection, measuring and imaging solutions


GraphiCode customers use the ODB++ data format to upload design data to their GC-PowerPlatform .


HandTop uses ODB++ as the interface to their HandTop Legend printer.


Intellitect uses ODB++ as the data exchange method to their custom application software.

Intercept Technology Inc.

For 15+ years, Pantheon, Intercept Technology’s PCB, Hybrid and RF layout software, has offered designers embedded DFM verification with additional options for verification checking in Valor using ODB++. As the ODB++ file format’s uses continue to expand, Intercept remains committed to supporting it through the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.

iTAC Software AG

iTAC Software AG will import ODB++ files will be used to driving repair processes on factory floor.

JTAG Technologies

JTAG Visualizer is a platform independent tool that enables inspection of PCB schematics and lay-out for testability as well as fault repair. JTAG Visualizer will import ODB++ and convert to snf for schematics and bnf for lay-out.


JUKI uses ODB++ as the import interface to their RV - 1 visual inspection machine.


Keysight’s In-circuit Test Systems interface with EEsof products using ODB++ interface.

KGK Corporation

KGK Corporation is using ODB++ to interface with their CAMaster tool.


KLPA imports ODB++ and provides solution from DFM, NPI to MES and CAM.

Kulicke & Soffa

Juki customers use the ODB++ data format when uploading inspection design and process instructions to their RV-1 Visual Inspection Machines.

Lorentz Solution

Lotenz Solution's PeakView platofrm supports import of ODB++ format for PCB/package EM simulation.

Macaos Software

Macaos Software provides integrated solutions for PCB purchasing and manufacture.


Mecadtron’s Nextra 3d ECAD system has an ODB++ interface that reads PCB designs data and exports data in the ODB++ format.


Mentor is committed to developing and maintaining the availability of ODB++ into the future.


Mycronic uses ODB++ as the import interface to their THT Assembly Station System 800

Nagoya Electric

Nagoya Electric recommends ODB++ as input to its NLB-SX, NVI-FZ, NVI-FX PCB Assembly inspection systems, for fast set-up and accurate defect detection.

National Instruments

By relying upon ODB++, we can connect popular third party PCB tools to Microwave Office and AXIEM/Analyst software, thereby extending compatibility to vendors such as Altium, Intercept, and more. ODB++ enables the flow of PCB layout data (exported from vendor tools in ODB++ format) into NI AWR software for post-layout, final design-stage verification.

Numerical Innovations

Numerical Innovations offers both a CAM and CAD Conversion Software Tool for the ODB++ Solutions Alliance. Both FAB 3000 and ACE Translator 3000 will import/Export ODB++ files into Gerber, Drill, GDS-II, DWG, DXF, STEP, STL, Bitmap, TIFF, PDF and more - Ideal for designers of PCB, Microwave/RF, MEM’s, IC, Chemically milled parts, optical components, 3D and Inkjet Printing Industries.


In partnership with Frontline PCB Solutions, Orbotech supports ODB++ for integration of its leading inspection, imaging and repair systems into the product design and development flows of the world's largest electronics product OEMs.

Oscillated Recall Technology

Oscillated Recall Technology provides the ODB++ import and export features, and the high speed and the high quality 3D simulations for etching/compensation, plating and FDTD based electromagnetic simulation to drastically improve your productivity.


Panasonic Factory Solutions Company holds as its corporate mission: "To contribute to the development of the world with manufacturing solutions."

Pansino Solution

Pansino Solution is an Automatic Test Equipment vendor and is using ODB++ as an interface to their TestOnDmand software.

Philoptics, Co. Ltd.

Philoptics Co. Ltd. manufactures and sells semiconductor manufacturing machines and equipment. The company is based in Suwon, South Korea.

Polliwog Corporation

Polliwog imports ODB++ data for use in the PollEx PCB : ECAD Viewer.


Creo View ECAD reads ODB++ for visualization and comparison of ECAD PCB product-models whilst being fully integral to PTC’s PLM solutions.

QBuild Corporation

QBuild provides a real-time, two way link between PADS and ERP systems using ODB++. Engineering benefits from improved efficiency and cost-reduction. Modify, update and create design information without leaving the PADS design suite.


Remcom's XFdtd Electromagnetic Simulation Software easily imports ODB++ PCB files and also allows ODB++ PCB import within our unique CAD Merge functionality, allowing retention of modifications to the PCB that were applied previously to avoid rework.

Saki Corporation

Saki Corporation uses ODB++ as the interface to their AOI machines.


Founded in 1986 SEICA has progressed from developing its first in-circuit Test system for the domestic electronics industry to become a world leader in Flying Probe and functional test systems. Today Seica is one of the major suppliers of test equipment, with more than 1400 systems installed on 5 continents. 5 subsidiaries; France, United States, China and Germany, with a global distribution network covering market needs worldwide. In more than 25 years of activity, SEICA has supplied turnkey and custom installations for diverse market sectors, from telecommunications, automotive and IT to medical and avionics, as well as a to multitude of contract manufacturers parts.

Simplify Design Automation, Inc

ODB++ is used in SimplifyDA's autorouting solutions to expedite PCB and IC-packaging designs for a variety of design environments.


Quantum-SI and Quantum Channel Designer, SiSoft’s tools for parallel and serial link analysis, read ODB++ to perform fast, accurate and reliable system-level signal integrity, timing and crosstalk analysis.

Software Companions

Software Companion's GerbView software imports ODB++ files and will convert ODB++ to PDF and other formats.

Solaria Thermal

SolariaPCB specifically designed to simulate printed circuit boards, imports ODB++ to automatically create full 3D board models and perform fast and accurate thermal simulations.


Sonnet Software’s ODB++ translator allows ODB++ users to apply Sonnet’s high accuracy electromagnetic analysis engine to their designs

Sohwa and Sophia

Sohwa and Sophia customers use the ODB++ as the interface between the NDB Writer CAD Software and Takya Flying Probe Test Machines.

Stella Vision

StellaVision supports import and export ODB++ data, conversion to various formats, and advanced editing function.

Temento Systems S.A.

Temento Systems provides test, debug and verification systems for PCB and hardware platforms. They are developing an ODB++ parser that will be integrated into their tool set.

Tester Soft

Tester Soft uses ODB++ as the CAD interface to their AOI Machines.


Ubisense recommends ODB++ as best-practice for data hand-off into PCB fabrication, assembly and test.


Ucamco (former Barco ETS) has both certified ODB++ input and ODB++ output since 1998. By joining the alliance we re-affirm our commitment to our customers to supply them with an up-to-date and reliable ODB++ input and output.


Unisoft imports ODB++ into it's suite of software tools for rapid New Product Introduction (NPI) for OEM and contract electronics manufacturers. Fast setup of assembly, AOI, test equipment, assembly documentation, etc. and shop floor MES for board and box build traceability and reporting.


Visionics product EDWINXP allows Export and Import of ODB++ format and also reconstruction of Circuits from ODB++ data


VisionSoft provides viewers and printing interfaces from ODB++ data


The Volansys helps their customers transform their vision into successful real-world products. They use the ODB++ format to hand off New Product Introduction CAD data to manufacturing.


GerbTool has provided ODB++ compatibility for many years already, now fully sustained via the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.


Xpeedic has developed an integration to support ODB++ file import in their High Speed SI tools.


Z-planner, a PCB stackup planning and materials selection tool that’s optimized for hardware engineering teams, has an interface that imports and exports PCB stackup data in the ODB++ data format.


Through the ODB++ Solutions Alliance partnership, Zuken supports ODB++ within the CR-5000 and CR-8000 design systems.


Through the ODB++ Solutions Alliance Partnership, Synopsys supports importing ODB++ within SysNav™, a layout visualizing and signal tracing CAD navigation software solution for printed circuit board (PCB), multi-chip module and stacked die applications.

HDL Works

HDL Works products support ODB++ as netlist format to verify/view connections between large components (including FPGAs) on one or multiple connected PCBs.