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Electronics Workbench Alternatives for Mac

Electronics Workbench is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Electronics Workbench are QUCS, LTspice, iCircuit and Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1).

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.
  2. QUCS icon

    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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  3. LTspice icon

    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. iCircuit icon

    iCircuit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    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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    Almost everyone thinks iCircuit is a great alternative to Electronics Workbench.
  5. 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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  6. Ngspice icon

    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.

    ngspice on KDE (Linux) with gschem in background
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