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Proteus PCB design Alternatives for Mac

Proteus PCB design is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is KiCad, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Proteus PCB design and 12 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Proteus PCB design are Fritzing, Autodesk EAGLE, QUCS and LibrePCB.

Proteus PCB design alternatives are mainly Circuit Simulators but may also be Electronic Design Automation Tools or CAD Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Proteus PCB design.
This page was last updated Nov 30, 2019
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  1. KiCad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Almost everyone thinks KiCad is a great alternative to Proteus PCB design.
  2. Fritzing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard...

    Most users think Fritzing is a great alternative to Proteus PCB design.


  3. Autodesk EAGLE

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Almost everyone thinks Autodesk EAGLE is a great alternative to Proteus PCB design.
  4. QUCS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  5. LibrePCB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  6. LTspice

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    LTspice IV is a high performance Spice III simulator, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for easing the simulation of switching regulators.

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    the simulation of analog and digital is far better than proteus, also debugging the circuits in ltspice is quite easier compared to proteus.

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  7. iCircuit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    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.

    Most users think iCircuit is a great alternative to Proteus PCB design.
  8. 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.

  9. Solve Elec

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Solve Elec is a free educational program to draw and analyze electrical circuits.

  10. Ngspice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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