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Do you want to quickly view a schematic, layout, or IC package without installing the complete OrCAD® product suite? Get read-only access to design data created in OrCAD Capture, PCB Editor, or Allegro Package Designer Plus? You have got it. With 17.4-2019 HotFix 008, OrCAD® Capture Viewer, Allegro® Free Physical Viewer, and APD Plus Free Physical Viewer are available in one package. Allegro Free Physical Viewer has a new user interface and redesigned icons. Capture Viewer already had a new application theme, and with this release, it also has redesigned icons.
So, whether it’s a schematic or a board or a physical layout design, go ahead, download and install the viewers and open your design with all the new features in release 17.4-2019 and HotFix 007. You just need a Windows 64-bit system!
Use Capture Viewer to open a project, schematic design, or library. Preview a schematic design before printing it, search for design objects, and view object properties. Take advantage of the enhanced features, such as cross-probing from schematic to PCB layout. Customize your workspace and toolbars, and while at it, change the application theme according to your needs.
Use the content-rich and reorganized Start Page to easily access a variety of information and your recent projects.
That’s not all, cross probe between Capture Viewer and Allegro Free Physical Viewer. Open the schematic design in Capture, launch Allegro Free Physical Viewer, browse to the board file and open it, and then as you select a component in the schematic design, the corresponding component is selected in Allegro Free Physical Viewer.
Allegro Free Physical Viewer in HotFix 008 is available with a new fresh look. Significant changes have been made to its appearance. You see a completely redesigned user interface in dark mode with new icons and fonts. Modern and intuitive UI facilitates streamlined navigation, effortless selection of objects in the design canvas as well as a dynamic search mechanism. A dedicated pane now displays object properties and constraints making it much easier to control the visibility of any object in the design canvas. With the new arrangement of UI elements, you don’t need to switch between panes while reviewing a design.
Use the feature-loaded viewers to query property and element, measure distance, find elements, generate reports, and, yes, view 3D models, too.
The viewers are available at the Allegro Downloads and Download OrCAD Viewer pages. Download now, and start using them right away!
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