File Extension Library

.PCB File Extension

  • Category: Data Files

What is an .PCB file?

.PCB file extension has been classified as Data Files.

.PCB is Printed Circuit Board Design File

Design or model of a printed circuit board (PCB), which provides connections to electrical components; used for creating the layout that is used for printing the physical board; saved in a standard ASCII text format.

List of all softwares that can open the Printed Circuit Board Design File
Altium Designer
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE
Autodesk EAGLE

How to Open .PCB file on different platforms

Open .PCB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PCB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PCB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PCB files" Press "Ok"

Open .PCB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PCB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PCB File on Linux

Right click on the .PCB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PCB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PCB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PCB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PCB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PCB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PCB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PCB file format
  2. You need to check the .PCB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)