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, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DesignSpark PCB are Fritzing (Paid, Open Source), QUCS (Free, Open Source), LibrePCB (Free, Open Source) and Autodesk EAGLE (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Professional electronics schematic and PCB (Printed circuit board) design package.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Software for Simulating Voltage and Currents of a text file net-list of a electronics components such as Resistors, Capacitors, inductors, transisters, Diodes, Voltage and Current Sources, etc.
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    1. Multisim software integrates industry-standard SPICE simulation with an interactive schematic environment to instantly visualize and analyze electronic circuit behavior.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      eSim (previously known as Oscad / FreeEDA) is an open source EDA tool for circuit design, simulation, analysis and PCB design. It is an integrated tool built using open source software such as KiCad and...
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      • Windows
      Circuit Wizard is a revolutionary new system that combines circuit design, PCB design, simulation and CAD/CAM in one complete package.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Qucs-S is a spin-off of the Qucs cross-platform circuit simulator. "S" letter indicates SPICE. The purpose of the Qucs-S subproject is to use free SPICE circuit simulation kernels with the Qucs GUI.
      • Windows
      CircuitMaker is the best free PCB design software by Altium for Open Source Hardware Designers, Hackers, Makers, Students and Hobbyists.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      TinyCAD is an open source schematic capture program for MS Windows. Use TinyCAD to produce professional circuit diagrams and export net list information to PCB applications.
      • Windows
      Livewire is a sophisticated software package for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
      • Windows
      PCB Wizard 3 is a powerful package for designing single-sided and double-sided PCBs.
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