Cadence Specctra/OrCAD

The file extension for Cadence Specctra is *.dsn. Schematic file of Cadence OrCAD also has the same file extension, so be cautious when selecting a file.

  1. Extract ASCII file, *.dsn, from Cadence Specctra.
  2. Extract ASCII file, *.cct, from OrCAD Layout.
  3. From the menu bar, click File > Import ECAD > Cadence Specctra/Cadence OrCAD.
    Another way of reading a Specctra file is using utility program of Allegro. Allegro utility program converts Specctra files to a Allegro design file, *.brd, and uses Allegro reader in PollEx PCB.