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The latest version of 3D IDF Files

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Hi to all,
somebody know the last version of IDF file ? I mean... I know that there's a version 3 that "give" to the solid cad only 1 hight information for component,but I heard that there is a version 4.0 that give more hight information,isn't it ?
Somebody know about that ???

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According to an EETimes article, IDF 4.0 adds support for conductor shapes, graphics, annotations, figures, footprints, sublayouts, enhanced 3D part shape representation, embedded and printed components, component pin locations, and other properties. It doesn't look like most of the ECAD vendors are supporting IDF 4.0 yet

Here are some links that you might find interesting:

https://www.priware.com/common/Idf.aspx
https://www.priware.com/common/Systems.aspx
https://www.mcadonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=339&Itemid=73
 

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idf 4.0 supported versions

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idf 4.0 -usb

Attached are the IDF formats.
IDF 4 is a lot more complex to implement.
 

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idf files?

The latest version of CircuitWorks, part of SolidWorks 2009, supports IDF 4.0. I have not tested CircuitWorks yet, this information comes from the CircuitWorks help file:
Intermediate Data Format (IDF) is a vendor-neutral format for exchanging printed circuit assembly (PCA) information between PCB layout design (ECAD) systems and Mechanical CAD systems such as SolidWorks. CircuitWorks reads and writes IDF 2.0, IDF 3.0, and IDF 4.0.
 

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