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Updated kicad2itead script. Original is here:

This has been updated to work with KiCad output files in 2019. The naming conventions in KiCad have changed since the original script was created. It also creates a directory, "backup/" in the current directory and makes a copy of your files before renaming if possible.

This script renames KiCad Gerber files to match the filenames names required by iTead Studio (at The script renames all the files it finds and compresses them into a ZIP file to upload to iTead. Both missing and present Gerber files are listed as the script runs.


kicad2itead project_name

project name is the substring common to all generated Gerber files (usually the project name in KiCad). Example:

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This script only works with two layer PCBs but can easily be extended for 4-layer boards (just add the corresponding fields to ORG_FILES, DST_FILES and DESCRIPTS variables).

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