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Downloading and Installing QISMLib

QISMLib is a library that you can use to build a GDSII/OASIS viewer or geometry processor.

FTP Access

To access Artwork's ftp server requires a login and password. Please email Artwork for the information when you are ready to download. Please note that many corporate firewalls either completely block ftp downloads or they inspect the download and block any that are executables (applies mostly to Windows.)

Downloading QISMLIB

Requesting Password and License Strings

Prior to downloading you should contact Artwork and request the following information:

In order for us to generate license strings you need to provide us your machine's ID. This is best done by downloading the lmtools.zip utility and running it on your machine. Use the System Settings tab and copy the Ethernet Address that it displays. See below:

screen shot of LMTOOLS (System Settings Tab)

Example Email

Dear Hagai,

I would like to evaluate your QISMLIB program.Please send me the 
FTP login, the install password and temporary key strings for my 

I got my ethernet physical address by using the lmtools
utility provided above.

ethernet address = 00560abE72

Reason for Evaluation
I intend to use the program to convert layout of GDSII/OASIS files to high resolution TIFF and BMP.

Thanks much,

John Boy  
International Harvesting and IC Design
10087 Champion Way Bldg 43
Topeka Kansas 09323
Tel (450) 132-2213  Fax (450) 132-2113

Files to Download

Linux 64

12 MB
core components built on RHEL5
some older components built on RHEL5
tested on RHEL5,6, and 7

Windows 64


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