Lead Frame Designer Suite (LFDS)
PCB+DRCP+G2C+LFD+ADR+EDGE

The Lead Frame Designer Suite supports all aspects of Lead Frame design and documentation including QFP, TSOP, SOIC, MQFP, QFN and PLCC. Dies may be imported from any source, including .txt, .xls, .aif, .die, .dwg, .dxf, bit maps and document scans. It has a process for the semi-automatic creation of QFP and similar type Lead Frames that have Gull Wing style I/O leads and fully parametric design of QFN type Lead Frames.


* See also the Master Lead Frame Suite for a more comprehensive set of tools.

Build your Own Suite:

The Lead Frame Suite may also be customized by adding other products from CDS. You can add other Technology, Utility Modules and 3rd Party Links to build a design suite to fit your exact needs for a value price.


Intelligize Existing Designs

Lead Frame Blanks or entire designs including dies and bond wires



Design Lead frames, Place Die(s) in blanks and add bond wires, Stacked Die(s)- even side by side stack ups, New blank designs – Single & MCM.


Semi-Automatically intelligize the unintelligent metal artwork and lead tips. And it uses the ATTINTEL command to intelligize any combination of dies and wires including stacked dies and side by side stacks.

More Information about Lead Frame Technology


Design Rule Checking:

Design Rule Checker Utility is a batch clearance checking tool for user checking of completed or in-progress designs, to produce precision accuracy down to fractions of a micron.

  • Unlimited custom entity-to-entity checking.

  • Save custom DRC settings in a file.

  • View and automatically zoom to errors for correction.

  • The Ignore Errors Less Than feature screens out insignificant minute errors not worth reviewing.

  • Hierarchical rule setting.

  • DE command lists error data on selected Error Flags.

  • VE command displays all rule errors in a grid.

  • Settings stored in drawing database.

  • All errors are flagged.

  • More info

Advanced Routing:

The Advanced Route Module provides many advanced tuning, filleting, chamfering, progressive chamfering, neck downs, tapering and advanced trace editing commands. The tools included enhance the features in the Master RF Suite.

  • Easy Differential Pair routing

  • Many types of length tuning.

  • Trace segment sliding.

  • Any angle advanced manual routing with on-line DRC, hugs objects and follows angles of originating pad.

  • More Info