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Free Electronics Workbench Alternatives

The best free alternative to Electronics Workbench is Circuit JS, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Electronics Workbench and 14 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Electronics Workbench are QUCS, LTspice, Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1) and Ktechlab.

Electronics Workbench 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 Electronics Workbench.
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  1. Circuit JS icon

    Circuit JS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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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    Most users think Circuit JS is a great alternative to Electronics Workbench.
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    QUCS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    LTspice

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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  4. This electronic circuit simulator is highly interactive giving the feeling of playing with real components. It's very helpful for experimentation and visualization. It's a desktop version of the Circuit JS.

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  5. Ktechlab icon

    Ktechlab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    KTechLab is an IDE for microcontrollers and electronics. It supports circuit simulation, program development for microcontrollers and simulating the programmed microcontroller together with its application circuit.

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    Schematics

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

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

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  7. DesignSpark PCB icon

    DesignSpark PCB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The World’s Most Powerful Free Schematic and PCB Layout.

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    Yenka

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Yenka is a new generation of educational modelling tools from Crocodile Clips.

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    QuickCopper

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Powerful and simple to use electronic schematics editor.

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  10. Oregano icon

    Oregano

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME.

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