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PCB Software Comparison

Which PCB software is right for you? Explore the differences between DesignSpark PCB and PCB Pro to get the perfect level of functionality for your board designs.

DesignSpark PCB PRO

  • Feature packed for professional engineers
  • Buried and blind vias for multilayer board design
  • Much richer design rules editor and design rules checker
  • Panel design and variant manager when you are preparing your design for serial production
  • Hierarchical schematic design, BOM composer and many more great features
DesignSpark PCB PRO

DesignSpark PCB

  • Great for students & beginners
  • No limitation on your schematic size so you should have no limitation on your creating your PCB design!
  • Create your own libraries or use our extensive free library
  • Import and Export files in the format you need
  • Create BOMs in a format you require
DesignSpark PCB

DesignSpark PCB PRO Free Trial

  • Use for viewing designs created in PCB Pro
  • Trial all the professional design functionality for free
DesignSpark PCB PRO Free Trial

Choose the PCB Software that's right for you...

Designspark PCB Software

Best for Beginners & Students

Designspark PCB Software

Free

    Includes:
  • Multi-sheets schematic design
  • Multilayer PCB design editor
  • Autorouter
Find out more

Designspark PCB PRO Free Trial

 

Designspark PCB PRO Free Trial

Free

    Includes:
  • Blind and buried vias
  • Cross hatch copper pours
  • Advanced routing modes
Find out more

Designspark PCB PRO Software

Best for Professional Designers

Designspark PCB PRO Software

$449 USD

    Includes:
  • Blind and buried vias
  • Cross hatch copper pours
  • Advanced routing modes
Find out more
 

Designspark PCB Software

 

Best for Beginners & Students

Designspark PCB Software

Designspark PCB PRO
Free Trial

 

 

Designspark PCB PRO Free Trial

Designspark PCB PRO Software

 

Best for Professional Designers

Designspark PCB PRO Software
Price Free Free

$449 USD

Multi-sheets schematic design Yes Yes Yes
Multilayer PCB design editor Yes Yes Yes
Bill Of Material dialog/editor Yes Yes Yes
Gerber files output editor Yes Yes Yes
3D view for PCB design Yes Yes Yes
Export to Mechanical Design Software Yes Yes Yes
Export to simulation software (Spice) Yes Yes Yes
Autorouter Yes Yes Yes
Library editor and manager Yes Yes Yes
Design rules editor Yes Yes Yes
Design rules checker Yes Yes Yes
Blind and buried vias No Yes Yes
Cross hatch copper pours No Yes Yes
Advanced routing modes No Yes Yes
Mechanical dimensions No Yes Yes
Define “routing areas” for autoroute No Yes Yes
Trunk routing for differential pairs and buses No Yes Yes
Teardrops, bullet and symmetric pad shapes No Yes Yes
Hierarchical schematic design No Yes Yes
PCB Stack up manager and display No Yes Yes
Variant manager No Yes Yes
PCB Panel editor No Yes Yes
Testlands No Yes Yes
Save Enabled Yes No Yes
Learn more... Designspark PCB Software Designspark PCB PRO Free Trial Designspark PCB PRO Software