Open Boardview is a program for view .brd files. Similar to ZXW Tools Dongle, this open source software will allow you to view trace diagrams for Macbooks, iPhones, iPads and other devices with .brd files freely downloadable over the internet.

Since ZXW Tools Dongle exists, most microsoldering specialists only use boardview for Macbook trace schematics.

You can download the latest version of the software here:

The best thing about Open Boardview is that most operating systems are supported.  The bad thing is that it’s not as easy to use as ZXW tools.

Regardless, most of the .brd files are freely downloadable, so you won’t have to pay for anything.  The best place to download the compatible .brd files is from the following website:

Board IDs for various Apple devices