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Electronics Workbench Alternatives for Linux

Electronics Workbench is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Circuit JS, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Electronics Workbench and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Electronics Workbench are QUCS, Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1), Ktechlab and Oregano.

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.
This page was last updated Feb 8, 2019
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  1. 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.

    Most users think Circuit JS is a great alternative to Electronics Workbench.
  2. 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.



  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Oregano

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME.



  6. Ngspice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  7. Qucs-S

    • 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.

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