QUCS Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to QUCS for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative 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 QUCS and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to QUCS are Ktechlab (Free, Open Source), Circuit Simulator (CircuitJS1) (Free, Open Source), Ngspice (Free, Open Source) and Oregano (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 3, 2021

    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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KTechLab is an IDE for microcontrollers and electronics. It supports circuit simulation, program development for microcontrollers and simulating the programmed microcontroller together with its application circuit.
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    2. This electronic circuit simulator is highly interactive giving the feeling of playing with real components. It's very helpful for experimentation and visualization. It's a desktop version of the Circuit Simulator.
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      • 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.
    3. oregano - An electrical engineering tool for GNOME oregano is an application for schematic capture and simulation of electronic circuits.


      • 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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      Physical things are great. Hardware companies like Apple, Arduino, etc are disrupting our lives in a big way. At BrainBox we love hardware hackers and are in absolute awe of their awesome design and applications they build.
    4. Circuit Solver is an electronic circuit simulator. You drag your electrical components and place them on one at a time. You hook up some sources and you place some meters to read the values.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Emulino is an emulator for the Arduino platform by Greg Hewgill, originally found on emulino: arduino cpu emulator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Xyce (zi¯s, rhymes with “spice”) is an open source, SPICE-compatible, high-performance analog circuit simulator, capable of solving extremely large circuit problems by supporting large-scale parallel computing platforms.
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