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Comparison of electronic design automation (EDA) software

Comparison of EDA packages[edit]

Autodesk EAGLE is what’s known as an electronic design automation (EDA) software and is tailored for printed circuit board (PCB) designers. EAGLE allows you to connect schematic diagrams, change component placements, do PCB routing and has a huge library of content thanks to integration with Autodesk’s So, with that disclaimer out of the way, the following are widely considered the best free PCB design software platforms, listed in alphabetical order: DesignSpark PCB DesignSpark PCB is one of the world’s most popular and easily accessible electronics design software platforms. And for good reason — the program is easy-to-use and learn.

Application and developerLatest version/release + dateSchematic?Simulation?PCB editing?Runs on POSIX style systems?Runs on Windows?Other platforms?Open
User Interface Language(s)ImportsExportsScripting support
Active-HDL by Aldec10.3
16 March 2016
(4 years ago)
YesYesNoNoYesNoNoenEDIF, Viewlogic, morePDF, HTML, Verilog, VHDL, EDIF, Zuken, more
Advanced Design System by Keysight EEsof EDA2019
15 November 2018
(19 months ago)
YesYesYesYes[2]Yes[2]SuSE, RHEL[2]NoenHSPICE, SPICE, Spectre netlists; Gerber, Excellon, ODB++, artwork; moreHSPICE, SPICE, Spectre netlists; Gerber, Excellon, ODB++, artwork; morePython, Application Extension Language (proprietary; 'AEL')
Altium Designer (former Protel) by Altium20.0.11
28 January 2020
(5 months ago)
YesYesYesNoYesWineNoMultilingualOrCAD, Allegro, PADS Logic, PADS PCB, Expedition, DxDesigner, EAGLE, Gerber, STEP, Solidworks, IDF, more3D PDF, Gerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, ODB++, DXF, STEP, OrCAD, EAGLE, moreDelphi, JS, VB
CADSTAR, Board Designer, and Visula by Zuken2019.0.0.1
18 November 2019
(7 months ago)
YesYes, SI & PIYesNoYesNoNoenPADS, OrCAD, P-CAD, Protel, DXF, IDFPDF, Gerber, Excellon, ODB++, DXF, IDF moreCOM, macros
CircuitLogix by Logic Design Inc.Release 10
January 2019
(1 year ago)
YesYesYesNoYesNoNoenSPICE, Gerber, DXFSPICE, PDF, Gerber, DXF
CircuitMaker by Altium1.3.0.119
August 2016
(3 years ago)
YesNoYesNoYesWineNoenAD09, AD10, AD12, PADS, P-CAD, OrCAD, Protel, EAGLE, DXFGerber, Excellon, DXF, STEP, more
CR-5000 by Zuken13
17 May 2011
(9 years ago)
YesYes, SI & PIYesYesYesUnix, LinuxNoen, jpEDIF, DXF, IGES, IDF, BSDL, STEP, ACIS, Gerber, Excellon, morePDF, Gerber, Excellon, ODB++ (must request[3]), DXF, STEP, IPC D-356, IPC-2581, EPS, ACIS
CR-8000 by Zuken2020
30 June 2020
(13 days ago)
YesYes, SI & PI, IBIS-AMI/SERDESYesYesYesUnix, LinuxNoen, jpEDIF, DXF, IGES, IDF, BSDL, STEP, ACIS, Gerber, Excellon, morePDF, Gerber, Excellon, ODB++ (must request[3]), DXF, STEP, IPC D-356, IPC-2581, EPS, ACIS
DesignSpark PCB byRS Components8
16 June 2016
(4 years ago)
YesYes, SpiceYesNoYesNoNoVariousEAGLE, DXF, EDIFGerber, Excellon, ODB++, DXF, IDF, PDF, LPKF
DipTrace by Novarm3.3.1.0
29 November 2018
(19 months ago)
(Spice netlist export)
YesYesYesMac, WineNo21 languagesEAGLE, Altium, P-CAD, PADS, OrCAD, Gerber, N/C Drill, DXF, BSDL Pinlist, NetlistsGerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, ODB++, DXF, P-CAD, PADS, OrCAD, IPC-D-356, STEP, VRML, Pick and Place, CSV, BOM
EAGLE by Autodesk/CadSoft Computer9.3.2
21 March 2019
(15 months ago)
YesNgspiceYesYesYesLinux, MacNode, en, zh, hu, ruEAGLE (XML), ACCEL (P-CAD, Altium, Protel), ULTIBOARD, Netlists, BMP, CustomEAGLE (XML), Protel, Netlists, Images, Gerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, Sieb & Meyer, HPGL, PostScript/EPS, PDF, Images, HyperLynx, IDF, CustomProprietary User Language Programming (ULP)
7 May 2018
(2 years ago)
YesNgspiceYesYesYesLinux, Mac, and Chrome OS as a Web applicationNoen, fr, de, pl, jp, ru, es, se, ua, zh ..Altium, EAGLE, KiCad libraries, LTspice .asc/.asy files, JSON, SpicePDF, PNG, SVG, JSON, Gerber, Excellon, Pick and Place CSV file, CSV-formatted drill chart, Bill of Materials CSV file, Altium netlist, FreePCB netlist, PADS Layout Netlist, Spice netlist.JSON
3 June 2016
(4 years ago)
Yes, + breadboardNoYesYesYesLinux, MacYesen, de, nl, es, it, fr, pt, ru, zh, jp, ..gEDA symbols, KiCad symbols, SVGGerber, DIY etching, BOM, SVG, PDF, EPS
25 September 2013
(6 years ago)
YesYesYesYesYesLinux, MacYesengschem netlists, image as backgroundGerber, Excellon, SVG, PDF, EPS, PNG, GIF, JPEG, Specctra, XYRSyes

15 May 2020
(59 days ago)

SPICE netlist export
YesYesYesLinux, MacYeszh_CN, de, en, es, fr, it, pt, ru, ja, pl, czTinyCAD net lists, OrCAD EDIF, EAGLE (XML)PDF, Gerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, netlist, VRML2, STEP, IDFv3Python
18 November 2019
(7 months ago)
YesYesNoNoYesWineNoen, jpHSPICE, PSPICE, SPICE3, netlists, Images, IBIS, TouchstoneSPICE text file, netlist, BOM, Protel, Accel, OrCad, PADS netlists, Schematic and Analysis Plots Images, Numeric Output Text, Excel
NI Ultiboard and Multisim by National Instruments14.2
19 May 2019
(13 months ago)
YesYesYesNoYesWeb application[8]NoenMS*, MP*, EWB, Spice, OrCAD, UltiCap, Protel, Gerber, DXF, Ultiboard 4&5, CalayBOM, Gerber, Excellon, IGES (3D), DXF (2D & 3D), SVG
October 2016
(3 years ago)
YesYesYesNoYesNoNoenEAGLE, PADS, Altium, STEP, DXF, IDF, IDX, OrCAD SDT, OrCAD Layout,OrCADPDF, Gerber, Gerber X2, Excellon drill/route, netlist, ODB++, DXF, IDF, IDX, STEP,3D PDF, IPC2581Tcl/TK, SKILL (Lisp)
30 October 2019
(8 months ago)
Noexternal: OpenEMSYesYesYesLinux, MacYesengschem netlists, Protel Autotrax, KiCad (legacy & s-expr layouts), EAGLE (XML & v3,4,5 binary layouts), eeschema netlists, mentor netlists, TinyCad netlists, LT-Spice, MUCS, Specctra, Mentor Graphics Hyperlynx, BMP, JPG, GIF, HPGL, image as backgroundGerber/[Excellon format drill],SVG, PDF, EPS, PNG, GIF, JPEG, Specctra, Protel Autotrax, KiCad (legacy & s-expr), DXF, FidocadJ, Mentor Graphics Hyperlynx, template configurable XYRS/BOMPython, lua, perl, tcl, AWK (multiple dialects), lisp & scheme (multiple dialects), javascript, ruby, pascal, BASIC
Pulsonix by WestDev Ltd10.0
1 October 2018
(21 months ago)
YesYesYesNoYesWineNoenAllegro, Altium, CadStar, EAGLE, OrCAD, PADS, P-CAD, Protel, Gerber, STEP, DXF, IDF, moreGerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, ODB++, IPC-2581, PDF, DXF, STEP, IDF, BOM, moreProprietary language, ActiveX
TARGET 3001!
29 April 2019
(14 months ago)
YesYesYesNoYesNoNoen, de, frEAGLE, DXF, Gerber, Gerber, Excellon, BMP, CXF, STEP 3DGerber, Gerber X2, Excellon, EAGLE, HPGL, G-Code (Milling), CXF, STEP 3D, Excel BOMs, Pick&Place, GenCAD, FABmaster, IPC D-356, Test points, Netlists, OBJ, POV-Ray, PDF
10 May 2019
(14 months ago)
YesNoYesYesYesWeb applicationNoenAltium, OrCad, PDF, OpenJSON, EAGLEPDF, Gerber, Excellon, netlist, PADS Layout Netlist, Tempo Automation, Pick and Place CSV, High-Res PNG, STL, CSV-formatted drill chart, CSV-formatted list of all parts
123D Circuits by AutodeskN/AYes, + breadboardYesYesYesYesWeb applicationNoenEAGLEGerber
Application and developerLatest version/release + dateSchematic?Simulation?PCB editing?Runs on POSIX style systems?Runs on Windows?Other platforms?Open
User Interface Language(s)ImportsExportsScripting support

Free software[edit]

Electric*BSD, JavaGPLYesVLSI circuit design tool with connectivity at all levels. Can also be used for schematic entry and PCB design.
FreePCBw32GPLYesA printed circuit board design program for Microsoft Windows. FreePCB allows for up to 16 copper layers, both metric and US customary units, and export of designs in Gerber format. Boards can be partially or fully autorouted with the FreeRouting[10] autorouter by using the FpcROUTE Specctra DSN design file translator.
FritzingWindows, Mac, LinuxGPLYesProtoboard view, schematic view, PCB view, Code (firmware) view. Includes customizable design rule checker. Includes common shaped boards like Arduino and Raspberry Pi shields. Allows spline curve traces. Only two layers (top and bottom). Outputs gerbers.
gEDA*BSD, Linux, MacGPLYesschematic, simulation, PCB editor, gerber view
Gnucapany (C++98)GPL3NoMixed-signal circuit simulator
Icarus Verilog*BSD, Linux, MacGPLNoVerilog simulator
KiCadLinux, Mac, WindowsGNU GPLBuilt-in, or FreeRoutingFull package for schematic and board design, etc. Design rule checking. User-defined symbols and footprints. Gerber/ drill file creation. Graphic interface. Active user community.
KTechLabLinuxGPLNoKTechLab is a schematic capture and simulator. It is specifically geared toward mixed signal simulation of analog components and small digital processors.
LTspiceWindows 7-10, macOS 10.7+?NoLTspice is a schematic capture and analog simulator. It was original started by Linear Technology, now part of Analog Devices.
MagicLinuxBSD licenseNoA very-large-scale integration layout tool
NgspiceLinux, Solaris, Mac, NetBSD, FreeBSD, w32BSDNoSPICE + XSPICE + Cider
OreganoGPLNoSchematic capture + spice simulation
Quite Universal Circuit Simulator (QUCS)Linux, Solaris, Mac, NetBSD, FreeBSD, w32GPLNoSchematic capture + Verilog + VHDL + simulation
pcb-rnd*BSD, Linux, Mac, w32GPLYesCircuit layout program with extended file format support, DRC, parametric footprints, query language, and GUI and command line operation for batch processing and automation
VerilatorPosixGPLNoVerilator is the fastest free Verilog HDL simulator. It compiles synthesizable Verilog into cycle accurate C++ or SystemC code following 2-state synthesis (zero delay) semantics. Benchmarks reported on its website suggest it is several times faster than commercial event driven simulators such as ModelSim, NC-Verilog and VCS, while not quite as fast as commercial cycle accurate modeling tools such as Carbon ModelStudio and ARC VTOC.
XCircuitUnixGPLNoUsed to produce netlists and publish high-quality drawings.

See also[edit]

  • SPICE, a general purpose analog circuitsimulator.

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