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Note: Qckvu is a legacy program (except for the MEBES viewer portion). If you need to view GDSII and OASIS files, please go to the page for our current product: Qckvu3.

Qckvu is a high speed GDSII stream viewer intended for designers that need to view IC databases from a few megabytes to 50 gigabytes and more.

It has been optimized to load very large files quickly into memory and then to display the desired structure, layers and window coordinates selected by the designer.

Qckvu/W has been optimized to run on Windows 7/10/11.


  • View GDSII files of Size > 5 GB in minutes.
  • Optional License for viewing MEBES files
  • New Scripting Language
  • qckvu for Windows

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    Toolbar Overview

    Layer Colors and Fills

    Measure Critical Dimensions

    Info about Cells and Geometries

    Controlling Display Detail

    Fill or Outline Display

    Hierarchical View

    Selecting Structure to View

    Extracting a Window to GDSII

    Go to Specified Coordinates