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PCB Software

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

  • 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
  • Built-in 3D viewer to examine your PCBs before production
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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
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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
  • Basic Autorouter
  • Bill of Materials dialog/editor
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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
  • Dual Screen Support
  • Hierarchical Design
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Designspark PCB Software

 

Best for Beginners & Students

Designspark PCB Software

Designspark PCB PRO Software

 

Best for Professional Designers

Designspark PCB PRO Software
Price Free

$449 USD

3D view for PCB design Yes Yes
Access to extensive online library of manufacturer approved models Yes Yes
Advanced routing modes No Yes
Apply custom paste mask shapes and patterns No Yes
Basic autorouter Yes No
Advanced autorouter No Yes
Barcode and bitmap placement No Yes
Bill of Materials dialog/editor Yes No
Enhanced Bill of Materials management No Yes
Blind and buried vias No Yes
Cross hatch copper pours No Yes
Define ‘routing areas’ for autoroute No Yes
Design rules checker Yes No
Enhanced design rules checker No Yes
Design rules editor Yes No
Enhanced design rules editor No Yes
Dual screen support No Yes
Export to Mechanical Design Software Yes Yes
Export to simulation software (Spice) Yes Yes
Gerber files output editor Yes Yes
Hierarchical schematic design No Yes
Intelligent design backups No Yes
Library editor & manager Yes Yes
Mechanical dimensions No Yes
Multilayer PCB design editor Yes Yes
Multi-sheets schematic design Yes Yes
PCB Panel editor No Yes
PCB reverse view and reverse layer order No Yes
PCB Stack up manager and display No Yes
Power/Split power planes Yes Yes
Teardrops, bullets and asymmetrical pad shapes No Yes
Testlands No Yes
Trunk routing for differential pairs and buses No Yes
Variant manager No Yes
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