KICAD_PCB file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .kicad_pcb file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .kicad_pcb file?
- What program do I need to open a .kicad_pcb file?
- How can the .kicad_pcb file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .kicad_pcb files to another format?
Table of Contents
- ✅ KiCad PCB Design Document
- 🔄 .kicad_pcb file converters
- 🚫 .kicad_pcb file related errors
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ KiCad PCB Design Document
KICAD_PCB file is a KiCad PCB Design Document. KiCad is an EDA software suite for the creation of professional schematics and printed circuit boards up to 16 layers. KiCad runs on Windows, Linux and Apple OS X and is released under the open-source GNU GPL v2 free of charge.
Other types of files may also use the .kicad_pcb file extension.
🔴 Can't open a .kicad_pcb file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .kicad_pcb file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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