The primary file format is PostScript, which makes it especially useful when using TeX/LaTeX. However, XCircuit is written for the X11 environment and if you want to use it under Windows, you have to rely on cygwin and a running X11 server.
To overcome this limitation, I developed a native Win32 version of XCircuit by emulating the required X11 calls using Win32 API. The resulting executable can then be run on any Win32 system without relying on other components.
The Win32 XCircuit is still in a development stage. I mainly developed it for my own usage during my free time and it's probably not bug-free. However it has reached a usable stage and most of the XCircuit features are implemented.
XCircuit/Win32 comes in 2 flavours: with or without Tcl/Tcl support built-in (see download section). The non-Tcl/Tk version of course does not have any scripting support built-in; it basically provides the same functionalities as the non-Tcl/Tk version under UNIX...
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