.GBL File Extension

Gerber Bottom Layer

General Information

Title GBL File Extension
Extension .gbl
Full Form Gerber Bottom Layer
File Type CAD File
Developer Gerber Systems Corp.
MIME Type application/x-gerber

File Function

Primary Function PCB data storage
Additional Functions Manufacturing, Inspection
Features 2D vector, Standardized

File Characteristics

Quality Precision critical
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency No
Editable With CAD

Use Cases

PCB Design Yes
PCB Manufacturing Yes
Quality Control Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Intellectual property
Best Practices Access control, Encryption

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1980s
Latest Version Depends on tool

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .gtl, .gto, .gbl, .gbp, .gbs

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Altium Designer Paid Windows
Autodesk EAGLE Freemium Windows, Mac
KiCad Free Windows, Mac, Linux