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#1651 in Command line utilities

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silkgen

Generate KiCad silkscreen art from PNGs.

Primarily intended for pixel art. Turns black/white/transparent pixels into copper/silkscreen/nothing respectively.

Adds clearance between silkscreen and copper to avoid DRC violations.

Install

From crates.io: cargo install silkgen

From GitHub releases: https://github.com/erikdesjardins/silkgen/releases

Example

silkgen --pixel-pitch 0.5mm --clearance 0.05mm annoying_dog.png -o annoying_dog.kicad_mod

annoying_dog.png annoying_dog.kicad_mod
example_image example_footprint

Dependencies

~17MB
~169K SLoC