Open Source KiCad Alternatives
The best open source alternative to KiCad is Fritzing. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LibrePCB or gEDA Project. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to KiCad and 11 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to KiCad are Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1) (Free, Open Source), Circuit Diagram (Free, Open Source), eSim (Free, Open Source) and FreePCB (Free, Open Source).
- 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 Simulator. View 31 alternatives to Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1)
- Free • Open Source