KeyCAD

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File Format
Name KeyCAD
Ontology
Extension(s) .key, .sym
Type Code KEYS
Released 1993

KeyCAD Complete & KeyCAD Pro was inexpensive CAD/Modeling software produced by Softkey for Macintosh and Windows.[1][2] Earlier DOS version may have had KCF extension. Later versions produced by the Learning Company who bought Softkey.[3]

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File Information

Macintosh files have similar format to Windows versions.[4]

  • KEY are drawing files.
  • SYM are symbol files.

Format Information

KEY & SYM files have the hex values 00000064 for the first 4 bytes.

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References

  1. https://archive.org/details/keycadcompletefo00soft/mode/2up
  2. https://www.computerhistory.org/collections/catalog/102778223
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Learning_Company_(formerly_SoftKey)
  4. http://techrx.blogspot.com/2007/04/keycad-mystery.html
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