File type: Printed Circuit Board Design
The PCB file extension is used by many file types including the Print Shop Deluxe business card/tbv, the PC-Doctor file, the P-CAD : P-CAD database, MS PowerPoint Settings Application Data File, ACCEL, Protel : Printed Circuit Board file, the PADS : Printed Circuit Board and the McCad: Printed Circuit Board.
However, one of the most commonly used is the McCad: Printed Circuit Board File often utilized in the ExpressPCB software developed by McCad.
Category: Data Files
File format: Propriety
Open with Windows: Data Files, Mentor Graphics PCB Browser or Board Station, McCAD, CadSoft EAGLE, Altium Designer or P-CAD
Open with Linux: CadSoft EAGLE
The files using the PCB file extension are often a model or a design of a PCB or a printed circuit board. A printed circuit board provides connections to different electrical components.
A PCB may also be used to print the physical board. Files with the PCB file extension may be saved or stored in an ASCII text format. However, these files also use a standard file format that is supported by different programs. These files may also be directly opened by the user.