PCB Elegance is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PCB Elegance for Windows, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PCB Elegance are Fritzing (Paid, Open Source), LibrePCB (Free, Open Source), Autodesk EAGLE (Free Personal) and OrCAD (All Products) (Paid).
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.