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DesignSpark PCB Alternatives

DesignSpark PCB is described as 'The World’s Most Powerful Free Schematic and PCB Layout' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DesignSpark PCB for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DesignSpark PCB are Fritzing, QUCS, Autodesk EAGLE and LibrePCB.

DesignSpark PCB 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 DesignSpark PCB.
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  1. KiCad icon

    KiCad

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    55 alternatives to KiCad 

    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. And features an integrated environment between schematic capture, bill of...

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    Fritzing

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    52 alternatives to Fritzing 

    Fritzing is a very-very handy a tool, very complex but very simple to use, to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard.

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    QUCS

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    39 alternatives to QUCS 

    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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  4. Autodesk EAGLE icon

    Autodesk EAGLE

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    42 alternatives to Autodesk EAGLE 

    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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    LibrePCB

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    49 alternatives to LibrePCB 

    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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    EasyEDA

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    • Linux
    • Online
    50 alternatives to EasyEDA 

    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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  7. gEDA Project icon

    gEDA Project

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    • Linux
    54 alternatives to gEDA Project 

    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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    iCircuit

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    43 alternatives to iCircuit 

    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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    OrCAD (All Products)

    • Windows
    43 alternatives to OrCAD (All Products) 

    The Cadence OrCAD product line provides affordable, high-performance PCB design tools that boost productivity for smaller design teams and individual PCB designers.

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    Schematics

    • Online
    42 alternatives to Schematics 

    Schematics.com empowers engineers to design, share, and collaborate on circuit design online.

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