Install Kicad

Install KiCad – Electronic Circuit Board Design

KiCad is an EDA software suite for the creation of professional schematics and printed circuit boards up to 16 layers. KiCad runs on Windows, Linux and Apple OS X and is released under the open-source GNU GPL v2 free of charge. It includes a schematic editor, a PCB layout tool, support tools and a 3D viewer to display a finished & fully populated PCB. Kicad Key Features kicad – project manager eeschema – schematic editor pcbnew – PCB editor gerbview – GERBER viewer cvpcb – footprint selector for components Libraries: Both eeschema and pcbnew have library managers and editors for their components and footprints You can easily create, edit, delete and exchange library items Documentation files can be associated with components, footprints and key words, allowing a fast search by function Very large libraries are available for schematic components and footprints Most components have corresponding 3D models Install KiCad on Ubuntu 14.