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ModelSim Alternatives

ModelSim is described as '-Altera Software' and is an app. There are seven alternatives to ModelSim for Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is gEDA Project, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ModelSim are CircuitLab, Circuit Tree, Cadence Incisive and 5spice.

ModelSim alternatives are mainly Circuit Simulators but may also be Electronic Design Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ModelSim.
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  • Windows
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  1. gEDA Project icon

    gEDA Project

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    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.

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    CircuitLab

    • Online

    Sketch, simulate, and share your circuits, entirely in your browser -- no install required. Easy schematic capture and powerful SPICE-like, mixed-mode circuit simulation helps EE students, electronics hobbyists, and electrical engineers design faster.

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    Circuit Tree

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online

    Automated schematic generation application.

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  4. Cadence Incisive

    • Linux

    System Verilog, Verilog, VHDL, SystemC HDL Simulator for ASIC Design and Verification

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  5. 5spice

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Spice based electronic circuit simulation and circuit analysis software. 5Spice has the analysis capabilities needed by experienced circuit designers while remaining easy to use.

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  6. Synopsys VCS

    • Windows
    • Linux

    Provides products and services that accelerate innovation in the global electronics market.

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    Riviera-PRO

    • Windows

    System Verilog, Verilog. VHDL, SystemC, HDL simulator targeting ASIC and large FPGA designs. (Wrongfully supports crappy OVM and UVM legacy trash libraries and hardware de-accelerators).

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