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Take your ideas from concept to creation

Take your ideas from concept to creation

DesignSpark PCB is here to help your company explore more design options - leading to increased innovation. At the core of this unique software is a powerful software engine that enables you to capture schematics and design PCB boards and layouts.


Frequently asked questions

Not sure if our free DesignSpark PCB is what you need? Wondering what file types are compatible? Here, we answer yours and many more commonly asked questions from our engineering community.

Video Tutorials

Sometimes you just need a guiding hand, our video tutorials will help you find your way. Covering many design software related topics and full of great hints and tips to help you get the best out of DesignSpark PCB.


Our parts library is growing bigger by the day, with millions of electrical parts to choose from and download into your project to help you enhance your design faster than before.

Software Requirements

Operating systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

Video card

  • 1024x768 resolution
  • Hardware acceleration for Open-GL may enhance performance


  • 1GHz
  • 32-bit (x86) or
  • 64-bit (x64) processor


  • Minimum:
  • 2GB RAM or higher


  • 1Gb disk space free

Case Studies

NTElectronics UK uses DesignSpark CAD Tools

Allen Brooks from NTElectronics UK, uses both DesignSpark PCB and DesignSpark Mechanical to produce some great commercial designs for his clients.

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Electronics designs that are out of this world (literally!)

Have you ever wondered how all of those projects end up on the International Space Station? We heard from James Nadir, who works as a student mentor, perfecting electronic design experiments and getting them sent into space.

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Featured review

If you take the time and learn DesignSpark PCB, you will have the skills to create great products.
I've been using DSPCB for most of my designs, it is simple and easy to use with good quality outputs.
I love that the fact that DesignSpark PCB provides access to extensive components library, design calculator, 3D viewing & instant BoM. On the top of it, it’s free.

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