KiCad is an open source software suite for electronic design automation (EDA) - designing schematics of electronic circuits and printed circuit boards (PCB). KiCad is developed by Jean-Pierre Charras. And features an integrated environment between schematic capture, bill of...
- - KiCad is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to LochMaster.
- - KiCad is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to LochMaster.
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.
- - Fritzing is the most popular commercial alternative to LochMaster.
EasyEDA - Web-based and desktop EDA suite; runs in browser, Windows, Mac, or Linux. Schematic capture, Ngspice based simulation, PCB layout, custom PCB manufacturing, for electronic engineers, educators, students and hobbyists.
- - EasyEDA is the most popular Web-based alternative to LochMaster.
Comments about EasyEDA as a Alternative to LochMaster
It's free, online (no big libraries needed to download), and is integrated to LCSC and JLCPCB.0
Autodesk EAGLE is an electronic design automation (EDA) software. Enabling printed circuit board (PCB) designers to seamlessly connect schematic diagrams, component placement, PCB routing, and comprehensive library content.
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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.
Altium Designer software is for PCB design. From schematic capture to PCB design as well as FPGA Programmation, signal integrity check, mixed analog/digital simulation, this software is what you need when it comes to PCB design and all aspects of ECAD/ MCAD and team...
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.
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.
- - iCircuit is the most popular iPhone & iPad alternative to LochMaster.
Cross-platform software for Veroboard (stripboard), Perfboard and simple 1-layer or 2-layer PCBs. Connectivity checking & visualisation. Netlist import. Interactive auto-routing. Component editor. Gerber output, or PDF for toner transfer. Tutorial.
Comments about VeroRoute as a Alternative to LochMaster
Not as good and user friendly as lochmaster-3
Proteus PCB design combines the schematic capture and ARES PCB layout programs to provide a powerful, integrated and easy to use suite of tools for professional PCB Design.
It is a circuit simulator on a virtual breadboard. it supports virtual components like microcontrollers, TTL, graphical and alphanumerical LCDs and others in addition to virtual instruments and certainly the basic components (resistors, capacitors..).