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 that it displays. See below:

Example Email

Dear Hagai,

I would like to evaluate your MEBES2TIFF/GDS program.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

Reason for Evaluation
I intend to use the program to convert MEBES and Job Deck files to TIFF.

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

Download MBS2TIFF

To download the mbs2tiff, first send Artwork an email requesting the download and fully identifying yourself and company.


mbs2tiff.linux.v140.tar   06/20/2017 v1.40 Linux RHEL5 (and equivalent) or later 64 bit OS


mbs2tiff.win32.v142.exe   2/15/2018 v1.42, 38MB

License Utility for Windows  

711 Kb. Flexlm license utility for obtaining machine's identity and checking license manager operation. Download this and execute it (on Windows machines) Go to the Settings tab and copy the ethernet address(es) and disk serial number. Email these values to Artwork in order to get a license key.

License Utility for Linux



409 Kb. Use this utility only when providing a machine id for a flexlm license server (floating) i.e. a machine that will be running lmgrd.




10.2 Kb. Use this utility only when you wish to obtain a node locked license for the machine under consideration. Note that this utility (developed by Artwork) does not return the same ID as the lmhostid utility (developed by Globetrotter.)

Data Sheet Price Rev. History

ARTWORK CONVERSION SOFTWARE, INC.                  Company Profile
417 Ingalls St.,     Santa Cruz, CA 95060         Tel (831) 426-6163     Fax 426-2824               email: