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DesignSpark PCB Pro was created to bring you advanced features in affordable price to our already widely used and known free software DSPCB. You will not have to spend a lot of time to learn our new tool if you have already used our free PCB design software. Still, there are times when you may need a helping hand, whether you have a burning question or simply want to suggest some improvements.

Top FAQs

How do I buy and activate DesignSpark PCB Pro?

1. You can buy the software directly from our page. You just need to follow simple and straightforward process and pay by credit or debit card.
2. Once you paid we will send you order confirmation email with link where you will be able to download DesignSpark PCB Pro.
3. Run downloaded executable and you will be guided by on-screen prompts to finish.
4. Connect to the internet & Run the desktop shortcut for DSPCB Pro. You will first be asked to login to your DesignSpark.com account. Or, click Register if this is your first product from us.
5. With a successful login you will be prompted for the licence key- this was emailed with your order confirmation.
6. Once the licence key is verified by the DesignSpark activation server, you will be able to start using your DSPCB Pro!

Can I open DSPCB files in DSPCB Pro?

Yes, you can open projects created in the free DSPCB version with the DSPCB Pro. However, you cannot open projects created in DSPCB Pro in DSPCB.

Why DSPCB Pro has release number V9?

DSPCB Pro is not a really a new software, but rather modification of our existing free DSPCB which is already under constant improvement and development for many years.

Will the free version still be available?

The free/standard version of DSPCB will continue to be available, supported and maintained by DesignSpark team.

What is the difference between DSPCB and DSPCB Pro?

DesignSpark PCB Pro is a variant of free DSPCB software created for professional engineers who require more configurability and special features, helping them to prepare advanced PCB designs for production and for automatic tests.

How do I upgrade DSPCB to DSPCB Pro?

DSPCB Pro is a separate installation from standard DSPCB. You will need to place an order first to receive the DSPCB Pro installer and your unique licence key. Note that both standard DSPCB and the Pro version can co-exist on the same computer.
Make sure you check the minimum system requirements are met for your Windows PC before ordering.

What is the difference Free Trial and full Pro version?

The Free Trial is the same as full/paid Pro version in terms of functionality. The only difference is that you cannot save projects or create output (Gerber) files while evaluating.

What language(s) is DSPCB Pro available in?

Currently, DSPCB Pro is only available with the English User Interface (UI)

Need support for DesignSpark PCB Pro software?

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