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KiCad Keyboard Layouter

Keyboard Layouter is a KiCad plugin by yskoht to place switch footprints in the location specified by KLE JSON files.
Published May 16, 2022

The Keyboard Layouter plugin for KiCad (pcbnew), originally published by Yusuke Ohta, is a fork by darakuneko. This plugin places switch footprints in the location specified by JSON of Keyboard Layout Editor.

My fork also supports Kicad 6 and LEDs - @daraku__neko.

This tool is not new, it was released three years ago, but the author confirmed that it works with pcbnew 6.0.5 (on Windows).

GitHub repo:

(Limitation: Supported switch footprints are Cherry MX in kicad-footprints/Button_Switch_Keyboard.pretty only.)

Published on Mon 16th May 2022. Featured in KBD #78 (source).

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