Top 10 Free PCB Design Software for 2019
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Top 10 Free PCB Design Software for 2019

After the official birth of commercial EDA since 1981, different design software as been produced from the EDA industry. Printed Circuit Boards, also known as PCBs, are the foundation of any hardware-based product. Before EDA software, Engineers usually designed electronics circuitry and...

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Bomist – Parts Inventory and BOM Management for Electronics
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Bomist – Parts Inventory and BOM Management for Electronics

It all started a few years ago with Component Organizer, than BOMER and it's now called BOMIST. The software runs locally, so no server nor setup required and you can have as many databases as you want (just run as many instances of BOMIST as you want). Additionally, it is integrated...

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Mostly free engineering software
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Mostly free engineering software

Michael Dunn @ edn.com has compiled a list of software that most enginners should be aware off. We're living in a golden age of software, where many useful programs are available – for free! Let's survey some of what's out there that just might interest an engineering crowd...

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EasyEDA’s Free and Online Gerber Viewer
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EasyEDA’s Free and Online Gerber Viewer

EasyEDA is a cloud-based EDA tool suite which supports open source and working collaboratively. Tools from EasyEDA include circuit simulation using Spice, PCB design, electronic circuit design and now RS-274X (Gerber) and Excellon gerber viewer, all are free. To use this viewer you need...

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SparkFun Electronics Eagle Libraries
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SparkFun Electronics Eagle Libraries

Sparkfun has their own Eagle libraries available on github.com. This is a great resource for new board designs. They also have a guide on how to install the libraries and how to create custom footprints. This is the complete SparkFun Electronics default foot prints for Eagle 6.0+. We...

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Hobbyist Electronic Inventory SysTem
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Hobbyist Electronic Inventory SysTem

Mike @ jaxcoder.com has published a Beta version of his Electronics Parts Inventory System for Windows OS. Update 23/10/2016: you can reach the file here The Windows Hobbyist Electronic Inventory System or WinHesit is an electronics component organizer on steroids that was developed...

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Converting from Eagle to KiCad
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Converting from Eagle to KiCad

lachlanA @ github.com has published a Eagle SCH/LIB to KiCad SCH/LIB ULP conversion script: The following 5 ulp (eagle user script file) and one ulp include file, work together or stand alone to convert Eagle sch/pcb version 6.xx(7.xx maybe?) file(s) and any version of Eagle...

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ZofzPCB: FREE 3D Gerber Viewer
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ZofzPCB: FREE 3D Gerber Viewer

Rafal @ zofzpcb.com writes: Many CAD designers, including myself, are equipped with powerful graphic cards. I definitely wanted to use a gamer graphic and I wanted to fly. There is the result, 3D Gerber viewer with newly implemented display of components. Components are guessed, not...

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