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    Copper Connection Alternatives

    Copper Connection is described as 'Modern PCB layout editor for creating printed circuit boards at home or commercially' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Copper Connection for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Copper Connection are Fritzing (Paid, Open Source), LibrePCB (Free, Open Source), Autodesk EAGLE (Free Personal) and Altium Designer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 26, 2019

    1. 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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      to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard... very-very handy a tool, very complex but very simple to use.
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      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 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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    3. 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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    4. Proteus PCB design combines the schematic capture and ARES PCB layout programs to provide a powerful, integrated and easy to use suite of tools for professional PCB Design.
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      The World’s Most Powerful Free Schematic and PCB Layout
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    5. PCBWeb is a 100% free Windows desktop CAD application for designing and manufacturing electronics hardware. Features include schematic capture, PCB Layout with gerber output, and Bill of Materials manager.
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      DipTrace - Professional Schematic Capture and PCB Design Software Are you looking for a professional and easy-to-use PCB Design software with powerful autorouter and reasonable price?
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