Proteus PCB design Alternatives

    Proteus PCB design is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Proteus PCB design for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Proteus PCB design are Fritzing (Paid, Open Source), Autodesk EAGLE (Free Personal), QUCS (Free, Open Source) and LibrePCB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      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.


      • Windows
      CircuitMaker is the best free PCB design software by Altium for Open Source Hardware Designers, Hackers, Makers, Students and Hobbyists.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Free for small designs Any size, any shape Multiple Layers Thru-hole and Surface Mount Parts Design rule checks Metric and Imperial units Ground planes and copper flood Use any PDF file as background Gerber and Drill file output PostScript and DXF file outputs Lua...
      • Windows
      Livewire is a sophisticated software package for designing and simulating electronic circuits.


      • Windows
      PCB Wizard 3 is a powerful package for designing single-sided and double-sided PCBs.
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    1. Powerful and simple to use electronic schematics editor.
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      • Windows
      Virtual Breadboard for Arduino is a learning 'app' version of VBB designed to help you take the first steps in the exciting world of physical computing with the Arduino microcontroller and ‘Breadboard’ based electronic circuit models.
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    2. With Sprint-Layout you can design your PCB’s quick and easy. There is no unnecessary “ballast” which makes it difficult to keep the overview or which makes the usage almost impossible.
      • Windows
      Full 32-bit Windows application Internal resolution: 0.0001 mm (0.1 micron) Maximum PCB design size: 2000 mm x 2000 mm Unlimited number of vectors per PCB design Documentation layers for silkscreen, soldering mask, soldering paste, assembly etc.
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