LTspice Alternatives for Linux

    LTspice is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Circuit Simulator, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to LTspice and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to LTspice are QUCS (Free, Open Source), Xcos (Free, Open Source), OpenModelica (Free, Open Source) and Ktechlab (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 20, 2021

    1. 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.
      Circuit Simulator vs LTspice opinions
      Some users think Circuit Simulator is a great alternative to LTspice, some don't.
      Too simplistic compared to LTspice
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      Browser version is not the same as running locally
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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      QUCS vs LTspice opinions
      Most users think QUCS is a great alternative to LTspice.
      it is much easier to operate compared to Lt Spice
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Xcos is a graphical editor to design hybrid dynamical systems models. Models can be designed, loaded, saved, compiled and simulated.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment!
      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
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      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.
    2. oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME oregano is an application for schematic capture and simulation of electronic circuits.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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      Harmonic Balance simulation and Xyce!
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Emulino is an emulator for the Arduino platform by Greg Hewgill, originally found on emulino: arduino cpu emulator.
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    3. Circuit Solver is an electronic circuit simulator. You drag your electrical components and place them on one at a time. You hook up some sources and you place some meters to read the values.
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