Open Source KiCad AlternativesTop Circuit Simulators & Electronic Design Automation Tools like KiCad
Fritzing is a very-very handy a tool, very complex but very simple to use, to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard.
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- - Fritzing is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to KiCad.
- - Fritzing is the most popular Open Source & commercial alternative to KiCad.
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LibrePCB is a free EDA software to develop printed circuit boards. It’s currently under heavy development to bring out first stable releases as soon as possible.Suggest and vote on features
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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.Suggest and vote on features
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The gEDA project has produced and continues working on a full GPL'd suite and toolkit of Electronic Design Automation tools. These tools are used for electrical circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, prototyping, and production.gEDA Project has no features, suggest some!
pcb-rnd is a free/open source, flexible, modular Printed Circuit Board editor for design of professional and hobby boards. It has a strong UNIX mind set.pcb-rnd has no features, suggest some!
Circuit Diagram is a free application for making electronic circuit diagrams and exporting them as images. Design circuits online in your browser or using the desktop application.Circuit Diagram has no features, suggest some!
TinyCAD is an open source schematic capture program for MS Windows. Use TinyCAD to produce professional circuit diagrams and export net list information to PCB applications.TinyCAD has no features, suggest some!
eSim (previously known as Oscad / FreeEDA) is an open source EDA tool for circuit design, simulation, analysis and PCB design. It is an integrated tool built using open source software such as KiCad and .eSim has no features, suggest some!
Like other cloud-based EDAs, updates to schematics and boards communicate back to MeowCADs central server and are saved persistently, giving the ability to work on electronics projects anywhere there's a web browser and internet connection.MeowCAD has no features, suggest some!
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.PCB Elegance has no features, suggest some!