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PCB software

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 community of engineers, hobbyists and makers.

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 model library is growing bigger by the day, with tens of thousands of schematics and reference designs to choose from, and download into your project, to help you realise your design aspirations 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

ROXs, an innovation in kids’ activity gaming, designed using DesignSpark PCB.

DesignSpark PCB has recently been used to design a great product that is aimed at making kids (and their families) more active and fitter.

RasPiO® Products for Raspberry Pi®, Designed Using DesignSpark PCB.

Alex Eames the creator of RasPIO products, is an old friend of DesignSpark, using DesignSpark PCB to design and creates many great products for use with the Raspberry Pi.

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