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    AutoCAD Electrical Alternatives

    AutoCAD Electrical is described as 'design software is electrical engineering software for electrical CAD. It includes all AutoCAD functionality, plus electrical CAD features'. There are more than 10 alternatives to AutoCAD Electrical for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is QElectroTech, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AutoCAD Electrical are Catia (Paid), See Electrical (Paid), EPLAN Electric P8 (Paid) and SolidWorks Electrical (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 2, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      QElectroTech is a free software to create electric diagrams. QElectroTech is under GNU/GPL license. It is currently available for Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
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      QElectroTech vs AutoCAD Electrical opinions
      Almost everyone thinks QElectroTech is a great alternative to AutoCAD Electrical.
      Good alternative, but lacks DXF support.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      It is free and it offers many features that can be found in other programs that you pay for.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      • Windows
      CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application) (in English usually pronounced /k?'ti?/) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by the French company Dassault Systèmes.
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    1. Designed specifically for electrical engineering and its intuitive interface means that you can be productive very quickly, after a short training.
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      See Electrical vs AutoCAD Electrical opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      created specifically to automate the design and documentation of electrical drawings. Nice company
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

    2. CAE software solution for project planning, documentation and administration of electrotechnical automation projects.
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    3. SOLIDWORKS Electrical schematic design capabilities simplify development of embedded electrical systems for machines and other applications, with single-line and multi-line schematic tools for planning your electrical systems.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      DOC is a software dedicated to the design and calculation of single-line diagrams of electrical systems in low and medium voltage, allowing the user to choose switching devices and security, and for verification and coordination of protective devices.
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    4. EKTS is designed to help users create virtual electromechanical systems, allowing for the visualization of the way in which these systems function and the identification of possible errors.
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      • Windows
      • iPhone
      ETAP is the most comprehensive enterprise solution for design, simulation, operation, control, optimization, and automation of generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial power systems.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      The easiest CAD for electrical and electronic diagrams, schematics, control circuit diagrams and can also be used for pneumatics, hydraulics and other types of technical diagrams.
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      • Windows
      Easy to use Electrical CAD Software. Create circuits 300-500% faster, generate terminals and bills of materials.
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