Choose an EDA tool

You will need to choose a software tool to complete the activities in this course.  Altium Designer, Circuitmaker, Autodesk Eagle, KiCad, and Diptrace will be shown as examples in this course.

1. Software Options

1.1. Altium Designer

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Altium Designer is a fully-featured PCB design tool used by electrical engineers all over the world.  You can download it here:  



Bob Martin will create example videos in Altium Designer for this project.

Altium does have a significant annual cost associated with its use.