GDSII/OASIS Products

Qckvu3
Artwork's third generation GDSII/OASIS viewer with plug-in architecture for fast and powerful customization ...
  GDSPLOT
Make large color plots of your IC design quickly and easily... Plot directly from Virtuoso with our Cadence Interface
 
HExtract
Extract a window(s), layers or cells out of GDSII & OASIS file and preserve the hierarchy.
  NetTrace
A powerful library for opening, viewing, editing, tracing nets for GDSII & OASIS. Second generation version runs as an extension under QisMlib.
 
QisMLib
Library for opening, viewing, editing, fracturing, sizing and rasterizing GDSII and OASIS files. QISMlib is Artwork's second generation multi-threaded version optimized for > 100 GB files. [Replaces the single threaded QISLib.]
  QCKBOOL and QisBool
Boolean tools for union, xor, extract, cutting and sizing mask data. QckBool is a user exectuable and QisBool is a library for OEMs.
 
ASM 3500
A bi-directional translator between AutoCAD DXF and the Calma GDSII stream format.
  GDSFILT
A utility for reducing large GDSII files by layer or by structure. Or merge multiple GDSII files into a single one or replace cell content ...
 
Lightweight DRC
A lightweight DRC specifically designed for RDL, BGA and flipchip layouts ...
  STL2GDS
Convert 3D STL files (for MEMS) into GDSII for lithography ...
 
ASM 600
A bi-directional translator between GDSII and Gerber. Ideal for creating artwork that can be run on photo plotters.
  GDS-SR
A step and repeat tool ideal optimized wafer level stepping - ideal for bump masks, MEMs, wafer scale packaging ...
 
NETEX
Extract nets from a GDSII stream file. Ideal for failure analysis, field simulation and other applications where you need to reconstruct the net from physical touching or overlapping.
  GDS_Extents
computes extents of cells and their placements ...

GDS2ASCII
A bi-directional translator between GDSII and ASCII.
 
GDS_RIP
High Resolution GDSII Rasterizer for Mask Writing and Inspection ... Multi-threaded shared object for OEM's
  Area Fill
Calculate Metal area/density for GDSII layouts. User defined windows, Boolean between layers ...
 
OASIS2GDS
Converts OASIS files to GDSII.
  QCKVU and QCKVU for WINDOWS
High speed GDSII Viewing Software for large, multi-GB GDSII files.
 
GDS2OASIS Fracture
Converts GDSII to fractured OASIS with trapezoids based output.
  ASM 2600
Fractures GDSII to pattern generator data for Electromask and Mann machines.
 
ASM 400/ASM 410
Converts GDSII to IGES. and IGES to GDSII respectively.
  GBR2OASIS Fracture
Converts Gerber to fractured OASIS with trapezoids based output.
 
maly2tiff
Converts OASIS MALY Job Deck to TIFF. Supports the SEMI P45 specification.
  StepVu
Reads/Displays ASML Stepper Control File ...
 
GDS Compact
A tool for removing duplicate polygons without smashing the hierarchy ...
  GDSSCALE
A simple utility to change units or to transform (mirror, rotate, move, scale) GDSII files.
 
GOSCAN
Command line engine that scans GDSII or OASIS and outputs an ascii file containing information about the layers, cell list, top level cells and cell hierarchy.
  OASIS to ASCII
Converts OASIS files to ASCII text format.



MEBES Products

MBS2TIFF/MBS2GDS

Converts MEBES (with or w/o jobdeck) to a high resolution TIFF bitmap. Ideal for applications such as wafer inspection/FIB where CAD data is used to compare to camera images ...

  MBSVU

High speed MEBES Viewing Software for large, multi-GB MEBES files. Supports formats I through V as well as job deck.


 
MEBES Job Deck Builder

A program for generating a MEBES Job deck that arrays a large number of cells on a wafer. It uses the input file name to position the cell in the array.

  TIFF2MEBES or TIFF2GDS

Converts a monochrome & RGB TIFF or BMP into MEBES or GDSII Stream. Applications include optical gradient filters, archival data, logo conversion for placement on chips ...



Application Notes

Converting Bitmaps to GDSII

Describes how a high resolution bitmap can be converted to GDSII or MEBES for making masks. Each pixel is converted into a "square" boundary (or trapezoid); then adjacent "squares" can be unionized to reduce the file size.

  Bitmap and Clip Extraction for Very Large Files

An estimate of bitmap and clip extraction rates for extremely large layout files. Part II - Speed up with a multi-threaded GDSII exploder ...

 
All About Calma's GDSII Stream File

A detailed description of Calma's stream file format including records, hierarchy, geometric entities and organization ...

  Polygon De-Embedding

Describes how the new ASM 3500 polygon de-embedding function works and saves lots of editing time ...




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