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Upload BXLs obtained from leading IC vendors including Texas Instruments and Analog Devices

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Our goal of providing users with essential component models extends beyond our site to individual manufacturers websites. We have developed a universal file format BXL that can translate to many different CAD tools. BXLs contain data on parts including schematic symbols, PCB footprints, and 3D models (where supported) and can be converted on our website in to your choice of over 20 CAD formats. 

Get BXL Files from your favorite IC manufacturers:

Many of our IC partners offer BXL files for their components directly on their websites. Once you have obtained a BXL file it is quick and easy to convert to your preferred CAD format through our online BXL conversion tool. 

Vendor Neutral Files

Access to vendor-neutral data that can be exported to over 20 different CAD formats:

Frequently Asked Questions
 

Do you have to be registered to use this service?

Yes, registration is free and includes unlimited access to part data including pricing, availability, datasheets and 15 free CAD model downloads a month. Learn more about our Online Access program.

 

Do these exports count against the 15 free downloads per month?

No, you can convert unlimited BXL files for free.

 

Am I able to edit/modify BXL files?

Yes, you are able to edit and modify BXL files with our Desktop Software. Learn more about our Desktop Software options.

 

Are you able to choose multiple export formats for one BXL? 

Yes, you can export a maximum of 5 different formats in one session. 

 

Am I able to edit/modify parts after exporting them into my CAD format?

Yes, you have complete freedom to edit the outputs in your native cad tools.

 

Do BXL files support 3D STEP models?

Yes if the vendor has chosen to include 3D models in the vendor neutral file you will receive them in the export. 

 

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