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Requesting Password and License Strings

Prior to downloading you should contact Artwork and request the following information:

  • ftp server login and password

  • program installation password

  • program license strings

  • include your full contact info.

In order for us to generate license strings you need to provide us your machine's ID. This is best done by downloading the utility and running it on your machine. Use the System Settings tab and copy the Ethernet Address and Disk Volume Serial Number that it displays. See below:

Example Email

Dear Hagai,

I would like to evaluate gds_rip on Windows 7. Please send me the 
FTP login, the install password and temporary key strings for my 

I got my ethernet physical address by using the lmtools
utility provided above.

ethernet address = 00560abE72
disk serial number = 07ab45c5

Reason for Evaluation
I intend to use rasterizer to convert GDSII data into monochrome images for use
with an inspection camera.

Thanks much,

John Boy  
International Harvesting and IC Design
10087 Champion Way Bldg 43
Topeka Kansas 09323
Tel (450) 132-2213  Fax (450) 132-2113


Windows 32

gds_rip_qis.win32.v154.exe   V 1.54 for Win XP/7/8 32 bit; 13MB
gds_rip_svg.win32.v154.exe   v1.54 for WinXP/7/8 32; 13 MB; Customized for SVG

Windows 64

gds_rip_qis64.win64.v154.exe   v1.54 for Win7/8 64 bit 14 MB
gds_rip_svg64.win64.v154.exe   v1.54 for Win 7/8 64 14 MB; Customized for SVG

Linux 64

gds_rip.e4_64.linux.v141.tar   v1.41 for RHEL4 64 bit Edition; 6 MB
gds_rip.e3_64.linux.v140.tar   v1.40 for RHEL3 64 bit Edition 5.2 MB

Run this utility on your Linux OS and send us the hostid it reports so that we can generate your license string.



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