[Gta04-owner] GTA04-Custom: EAGLE schematics and board file blueprint for developing expansion/adapter boards

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Fri Mar 2 06:44:13 CET 2012

Am 01.03.2012 um 22:47 schrieb Fox Mulder:

> Am 01.03.2012 22:07, schrieb Gilles Filippini:
>> Gilles Filippini a écrit , Le 01/03/2012 22:04:
>>> The is a free light version of EAGLE in Debian.
>>> $ apt-cache show eagle Package: eagle Version: 5.12.0-1 [...] 
>>> Description-en: Printed circuit board design tool Eagle includes
>>> a layout editor, schematic editor, and an autorouter. The
>>> following limitations apply to the EAGLE Light Edition: The
>>> usable board area is limited to 100 x 80 mm (4 x 3.2 inches). 
>>> Only two signal layers can be used (Top and Bottom). The
>>> schematic editor can only create one sheet. . Use of eagle
>>> freeware is limited to non-profit or evaluation purposes. See 
>>> /usr/share/doc/eagle/copyright for more information. Homepage:
>>> http://www.cadsoft.de [...]
>> Oops. Missed that: Section: non-free/electronics
> You can just install latest eagle 6.1 (win, linux, mac) and use it
> with light license for free which limits to 100x80mm board size and 2
> layers. This freeware version exists as long as i can remember for
> eagle. :)

As far as I know, EAGLE 6 has a new XML format. So it should be possible
to convert the file using the free (beer) version to XML. And from there to
any tool of interest.

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