Open Source PSIM Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to PSIM 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 PSIM and 13 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to PSIM are QUCS (Free, Open Source), SimulIDE (Free, Open Source), BOOLR (Free, Open Source) and gEDA Project (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2020

    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.
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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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    2. SimulIDE is a simple real time electronic circuit simulator. It's intended for general purpose electronics and microcontroller simulation, supporting PIC and AVR. PIC simulation is provided by gpsim and avr simulation by simavr.
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    3. BOOLR is a digital logic simulator built with HTML and JavaScript using Electron . Simulations run asynchronously and in ticks so complex simulations won't cause freezes.

      Discontinued

      Its Github repository hasn't seen activity since 2017.

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    4. 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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      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.
    5. LogicCircuit – is free, open source educational software for designing and simulating digital logic circuits.
    6. oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME oregano is an application for schematic capture and simulation of electronic circuits.
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      Wired Logic is a pixel based logic simulator.
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      The Electric VLSI Design System is an open-source Electronic Design Automation (EDA) system that can handle many forms of circuit design, including: Custom IC layout Schematic Capture (digital and analog) Textual Languages (such as VHDL and Verilog)
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