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OrCAD (All Products) Alternatives for Linux

OrCAD (All Products) is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to OrCAD (All Products) and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to OrCAD (All Products) are Fritzing, QUCS, LibrePCB and Autodesk EAGLE.

OrCAD (All Products) alternatives are mainly Circuit Simulators but may also be Electronic Design Automation Tools or CAD Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OrCAD (All Products).
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    KiCad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    KiCad is an open source software suite for electronic design automation (EDA) - designing schematics of electronic circuits and printed circuit boards (PCB). KiCad is developed by Jean-Pierre Charras.

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    Most users think KiCad is a great alternative to OrCAD (All Products).
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    Fritzing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard...

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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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    LibrePCB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LibrePCB is a free EDA software to develop printed circuit boards. It’s currently under heavy development to bring out first stable releases as soon as possible.

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    Autodesk EAGLE

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Autodesk EAGLE is an electronic design automation (EDA) software. Enabling printed circuit board (PCB) designers to seamlessly connect schematic diagrams, component placement, PCB routing, and comprehensive library content.

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    EasyEDA

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    EasyEDA - Web-based and desktop EDA suite; runs in browser, Windows, Mac, or Linux. Schematic capture, Ngspice based simulation, PCB layout, custom PCB manufacturing, for electronic engineers, educators, students and hobbyists.

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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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    Oregano

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME.

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    Ngspice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Ngspice is a mixed-level/mixed-signal circuit simulator. Its code is based on three open source software packages: Spice3f5, Cider1b1 and Xspice. Ngspice is part of gEDA project, a full GPL'd suite of Electronic Design Automation tools.

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    VUTRAX

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Professional electronics schematic and PCB (Printed circuit board) design package

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