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I would like to read map files created by OCAD (.ocd). The file format specification is open and available on the web page, but it's binary and complex.

Is there an open source library that can be used for reading these .ocd files?

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Yes, Open Orienteering Mapper. –  user20891 Aug 8 '13 at 20:10

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No, best I can tell the format has no open source parsers. The software itself does support exporting to AI and SVG files, which may be the best bet. Reverse engineering a format such as this is difficult, as it is an intermingling of symbols, raster and vector contents.

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As of now, there is an OCAD viewer available from http://ocad.com/en/downloads/ocad-viewer This will allow you to open and view .ocd files.

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