The *.pca file extension is related to the MicroSim PCBoard (OrCAD PCB Designer) layout database file format.
There are 2 other file types using
the PCA file extension!
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Software that works with pca file extension
PCA file extension - MicroSim PCBoard layout database file
What is pca file? How to open pca files?
File type specification:
The PCA file extension is associated with MicroSim PCBoard (also known as OrCAD PCB Designer) a tool for Microsoft Windows that allows users to modeling PCB boards. The *.pca file stores layout database file.
The default software associated to pca file type:
Company or developer:
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Orcad PCB Designer is printed circuit board design suite, that includes a constraint manager, design capture technology, component tools, a PCB editor, an auto/interactive router, and interfaces for manufacturing and mechanical CAD.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pca file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open pca file, edit pca file, convert pca file, view pca file, play pca file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others pca file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pca file - MicroSim PCBoard layout database file
Click on the software link for more information about OrCAD PCB Designer. OrCAD PCB Designer uses pca file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).