The editor/generator CANeds is a tool for creating and testing EDS files. CANeds takes over the difficult and error-prone task of creating EDS files manually. CANeds enables device manufacturers and system integrators to avoid problems when working with corresponding CANopen configuration programs.
CANeds provides the following functions:
Creating EDS files is very easy due to the ability of accessing standard objects and their attributes via CiA-CODB databases. CANeds displays the structure of an EDS in a hierarchical tree structure (see figure) and represents CANopen object attributes such as object and data types symbolically.
CANeds includes CANchkEDS for checking the correctness of EDS files. You can download the actual release here: CANchkEDS