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BrainBox is described as 'Physical things are great. Hardware companies like Apple, Arduino, etc are disrupting our lives in a big way. At BrainBox we love hardware hackers and are in absolute awe of their awesome design and applications they build' and is a circuit simulator in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BrainBox for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Circuit JS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BrainBox are QUCS, gEDA Project, CircuitLab and Everycircuit.

BrainBox alternatives are mainly Circuit Simulators but may also be Electronic Design Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BrainBox.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • Raspberry Pi

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    Circuit JS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    This is a javascript electronic circuit simulator. When the applet starts up you will see an animated schematic of a simple LRC circuit. The green color indicates positive voltage. The gray color indicates ground. A red color indicates negative voltage.

    ⚫︎ PortableCircuit JS can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    QUCS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Quite Universal Circuit Simulator (QUCS) is an integrated circuit simulator allowing the simulation and graphical presentation of results of large-signal, small-signal and noise behavior in circuits.

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    gEDA Project

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    The gEDA project has produced and continues working on a full GPL'd suite and toolkit of Electronic Design Automation tools. These tools are used for electrical circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, prototyping, and production.

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    CircuitLab

    • Online

    Sketch, simulate, and share your circuits, entirely in your browser -- no install required. Easy schematic capture and powerful SPICE-like, mixed-mode circuit simulation helps EE students, electronics hobbyists, and electrical engineers design faster.

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    Everycircuit

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • Kindle Fire

    Design and simulate electronic circuits!.

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    SimulIDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SimulIDE is a simple real time electronic circuit simulator. It's intended for general purpose electronics and microcontroller simulation, supporting PIC and AVR. PIC simulation is provided by gpsim and avr simulation by simavr.

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    iCircuit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Its advanced simulation engine can handle both analog and digital circuits and features realtime always-on analysis. It is the perfect companion to students, hobbyists, and engineers.

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    BOOLR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    BOOLR is a digital logic simulator built with HTML and JavaScript using Electron . Simulations run asynchronously and in ticks so complex simulations won't cause freezes.

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    Discontinued

    Its Github repository hasn't seen activity since 2017.

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    Virtual Breadboard

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    It is a circuit simulator on a virtual breadboard. it supports virtual components like microcontrollers, TTL, graphical and alphanumerical LCDs and others in addition to virtual instruments and certainly the basic components (resistors, capacitors..).

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    Yenka

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Yenka is a new generation of educational modelling tools from Crocodile Clips.

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