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Try a free Gerber viewer like the one on www.lavenir.com or the ones suggested above.
Then install a Postscript printer on FILE: and redirect to a Postscript file.
Now read this file in Ghostscript/Ghostview and convert to DXF.
This last step can also be performed using the command line tool 'pstoedit'. The Ghostview GUI does nothing but call pstoedit if you ask it to convert to DXF.
ExcleCam is an excellent program - the only thing missing is HPGL import otherwise if you don't need to export to a PCB design package it is comparable to CAM350. The latest version of GCPrevue is supposed to import gerber and allow export to DXF as well as gerber editing and export, www.graphicode.com - I havn't had time to check it out.
I used free and shareware utilities for many years for gerber editing and file translation - most were DOS based - some were -
PRINTGL - Excellent HPGL printing utility
PCGerber - early shareware version of CAM350 - the very early one allowed 22000 data items.
GCPrevue - the DOS based version was much faster than the windows based version and it handled virtual memory flawlessly.
Thanks for above your shares.
I also check about the products from Graphicode, there are some differences between each program.
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Difference is, between GC-Prevue and GC-PrevuePlus, only the freeware is GC-Prevue not GC-PrevuePlus.
I'd just reviewed ExcelCAM. Thanks to Eskimo.
It's also great, esp. autoimport fuction is good. Autoimport is almost to C@M350.
Except only a thing export is not supported. They only support saveas fuctions with their aaa.gwk format.
It's now free, I'd recommend to all.
OUTLINER, Program for isolation milling. Gerber to DXF and HPGL. Cost?
Programm zur Erzeugung von Fräsbahnen aus Gerber- oder HPGL-Dateien
Großer Blendenvorrat für mehr Freiheit bei der Konstruktion
:wink: Ausgabe der berechneten Fräsbahnen in DXF und HPGL
Bohrdaten-Ausgabe in HPGL
Gutes Preis / Leistungsverhältnis