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Operating SystemStableBetaOld Stable
Windows 7, 8 and 10 FlexBV-R1024-win.zip FlexBV-R1024-win.zip FlexBV R883
macOS 10.10+ FlexBV R1036 FlexBV-R1036-macos.zip FlexBV R883
Linux FlexBV-R1024-linux.tar.gz FlexBV-R1024-linux.tar.gz FlexBV R883
FlexBV R1024+ New Features
Butterfly View See both sides of the board simultaniously, including the netweb spanning across both, making it easier to visualise the connections between the parts.
macOS Retina Support Take advantage of the high DPI screens provided with Macbooks for crisper rendering of boards and schematics
User defined keys Configure FlexBV to use the keys you prefer for most functions.
Colour themes Create your own PCB colour themes, it's now easy with the new Colour preferences menu to make PCBs look more how you want
More file formats supported It is now possible to read common EDA tool export formats, meaning you can create and share boardviews for other people working on production jobs
  • FAB / Fabricator / Fabmaster : Eagle, Allegro
  • HYP / Hyperlynx : Eagle, OrCAD
  • CAD / GenCAD : KiCAD
  • ODB / Compact ODB++ (single file, there's a lot of options for this format, not all supported)
  • PCB / PCBDOC : Altium Designer, Protel 99 ASCII
PDF Copy-paste supported for searching Easier now to search for what you're looking for
PDF Internal-search of existing item (ctrl + right click) Lets you search for other occurences of a string occurence within the PDF without having to manually type in the search text or jump from the Boardview