OwlVision GDSII Viewer


OwlVision is an open-source project which is to develop a GDSII Viewer by using Java programming language. Virtually, the program can be run on all of the platforms, including Windows, MacOS, UNIX and Linux operating systems.


  • View GDSII/GDS2 stream format
    (zoom in/out, toggle specific layers/cells, choose  colors, view cell hierarchy)
  • All-angle geometry
  • Translate GDSII to ASCII
  • Translate ASCII to GDSII
  • Save layouts as GIF/JPG files
  • No need to install/uninstall
  • Platform independent
  • Open source

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last update: May 07, 2007