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 16, 2021

      • Windows
      Virtual Breadboard for Arduino is a learning 'app' version of VBB designed to help you take the first steps in the exciting world of physical computing with the Arduino microcontroller and ‘Breadboard’ based electronic circuit models.
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    1. With Sprint-Layout you can design your PCB’s quick and easy. There is no unnecessary “ballast” which makes it difficult to keep the overview or which makes the usage almost impossible.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Circuit schematic and layout editor program for Windows 2k, XP, Vista and 7.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Modern PCB layout editor for creating printed circuit boards at home or commercially.

      Discontinued

      Appears to be discontinued in favor of ExpressPCB

    2. Powerful and simple to use electronic schematics editor.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Printed Circuit Board Design Made Easy: Professional-Grade PCB Design Software with Free Live Technical Support. PCB Artist Includes Features Such as Multi-Page Schematics and Netlist Import.
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      • Windows
      OmniGlyph (CIRCAD) is a powerful and easy-to-use PCB Design package. Included within one clean and simple program are ample tools for all aspects of circuit design and manufacturing.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      PCB Elegance is a suite of circuit board design tools for Windows. Including schematic capture, board layout, and manufacturing file generation. First released in 1998, it was proprietary software until 2012, when it was released as open source software under the GPL.
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      • Windows
      AutoTRAX Design Express (DEX) is a powerful integrated Electronic Design Application for Electronic Engineers.
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