DCACLab Alternatives

    DCACLab is described as 'Interactive online circuit simulator' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DCACLab, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Circuit Simulator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to DCACLab are QUCS (Free, Open Source), LTspice (Free), gEDA Project (Free, Open Source) and iCircuit (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 14, 2021

    1. 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.
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      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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    2. LTspice IV is a high performance Spice III simulator, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for easing the simulation of switching regulators.
    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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      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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    4. 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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    5. NI Circuit Design Suite software improves the PCB design process by integrating capture, simulation, and layout into a single toolchain with NI Multisim and Ultiboard software.
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      Schematics.com empowers engineers to design, share, and collaborate on circuit design online.
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    6. Autodesk Circuits empowers you to bring your ideas to life with free, easy to use online tools.

      Discontinued

      No longer, free download of eagle is available though as a link!

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      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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