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  • PCB DESIGN SOFTWARE
  • Altium Designer

    Complete Environment for Schematic + Layout

  • CircuitStudio

    Entry Level, Professional PCB Design Tool

  • CircuitMaker

    Community Based PCB Design Tool

  • NEXUS

    Agile PCB Design For Teams

  • MANUFACTURING
  • Altium 365

    Connecting PCB Design for the Manufacturing Floor

  • COMPONENT DATA
  • Ciiva

    Intelligent Parts Database for Achieving Realizable Design

  • Octopart

    Extensive, Easy-to-Use Component Database

  • PRODUCT EXTENSIONS
  • PDN Analyzer

    Natural and Effortless Power Distribution Network Analysis

  • See All Extensions
  • EMBEDDED
  • TASKING

    World-Renowned Technology for Embedded Systems Development

  • TRAININGS
  • Live Courses

    Learn best practices with instructional training available worldwide

  • On-Demand Courses

    Gain comprehensive knowledge without leaving your home or office

  • Altium Designer 18

    The most powerful, modern and easy-to-use PCB design tool for professional use

    ALTIUMLIVE 2018

    The Largest PCB Electronics Summit in the World

    • Forum

      Where Altium users and enthusiasts can interact with each other

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      Our blog about things that interest us and hopefully you too

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      Submit ideas and vote for new features you want in Altium tools

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      Help make the software better by submitting bugs and voting on what's important

    • Wall

      A stream of events on AltiumLive you follow by participating in or subscribing to

    • Beta Program

      Information about participating in our Beta program and getting early access to Altium tools

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    • Documentation

      The documentation area is where you can find extensive, versioned information about our software online, for free.

    • Training & Events

      View the schedule and register for training events all around the world and online

    • Design Content

      Browse our vast library of free design content including components, templates and reference designs

    • Webinars

      Attend a live webinar online or get instant access to our on demand series of webinars

    • Support

      Get your questions answered with our variety of direct support and self-service options

    • Technical Papers

      Stay up to date with the latest technology and industry trends with our complete collection of technical white papers.

    • Video Library

      Quick and to-the-point video tutorials to get you started with Altium Designer

    Market Leadership Through Relentless Innovation

    Truly Unified Design - Altium Designer bridges all facets of the PCB design process to keep you seamlessly connected to every aspect of your design — at all times.

    Only Altium Designer adds nearly 6,000 New users annually.

    Easily migrate from competitors' toolchains with the most powerful translation tools in the industry — without which our remarkable growth wouldn’t be possible.

    Over the last 30 years, Altium Designer has grown from grassroots solution to the most widely-used PCB design tool on the market. Engineers are abandoning the antiquated methods that plague the design process for the superior design methodology embedded in Altium Designer.

    That’s why there’s a new license activated every hour, every day.

    Explore the Altium Designer Environment

    Altium Designer 19 Sneak Peek

    Take a glimpse at some of the powerful functionality coming soon to Altium Designer

    Rigid-Flex
    Design

    Design rigid flex in full 3D with an easy to understand, picture of the folded and unfolded design. Effortlessly define multiple PCB layer stack-ups too. Confirm the complex 3D component, case assembly and PCB clearances meet mechanical requirements.

    PCB
    Design

    Easily maneuver objects on the board layout with controlled component placement and complete synchronization between schematic and PCB.

    Schematic
    Design

    Design top-tier electronics more efficiently with hierarchical schematic and design reuse in one cohesive user interface.

    Design
    Environment

    Significantly improve productivity with all aspects of the design process interconnected, including schematic, PCB, documentation and simulation.

    Manufacturing
    Outputs

    Experience the elegance of managing your data and preparing it for release with seamless, streamlined documentation capabilities.

    Switching
    is Easy

    Easily migrate your legacy information with the most powerful translation tools in the industry — without which our growth wouldn’t be possible.

    • Altium Designer 19 Sneak Peek

      Take a glimpse at some of the powerful
      functionality coming soon
      to Altium Designer

      Pad and Via Styles
      Draftsman
      Unlimited Mechanical Layers
      Stackup Materials Library
      Routing Follow Mode
      Component Retrace
      Advanced Layer Stack Manager
      Stackup Impedance Profiles Manager

      Altium Designer 19 Sneak Peek

      Take a glimpse at some of the powerful functionality coming soon to Altium Designer

      English Subtitles

      Pad and Via Styles

      Change thermal connection styles for pads and vias on the fly.

      English Subtitles

      Draftsman

      Improved features in Draftsman make it even easier to create your PCB fabrication and assembly drawings.

      English Subtitles

      Unlimited Mechanical Layers

      Organize your design exactly as you want with no layer restrictions.

      English Subtitles

      Stackup Materials Library

      Explore how Altium Designer makes it easy to define the materials in your layer stack.

      English Subtitles

      Routing Follow Mode

      Discover to how easily route both rigid and flex designs by following the countors of your board.

      English Subtitles

      Component Retrace

      Move components on your board without having to reroute them.

      English Subtitles

      Advanced Layer Stack Manager

      The layer stack manager has been completely updated and reworked including impedence calculations, materials library, and more.

      English Subtitles

      Stackup Impedance Profiles Manager

      Manage multiple impedance profiles for stripline, microstrip, single or differential pairs.

    • Rigid-Flex Design

      Design rigid flex in full 3D with an easy to understand, picture of the folded and unfolded design. Effortlessly define multiple PCB layer stack-ups too. Confirm the complex 3D component, case assembly and PCB clearances meet mechanical requirements.

      DEFINE NEW LAYER STACKS
      LAYER STACK REGIONS
      BENDING LINES

      Rigid Flex

      Design rigid flex in full 3D with an easy to understand, picture of the folded and unfolded design.
      Effortlessly define multiple PCB layer stack-ups too. Confirm the complex 3D component,
      case assembly and PCB clearances meet mechanical requirements.

      English Subtitles

      DEFINE NEW LAYER STACKS

      In order to support advanced PCB lamination structures, a new layer stack manager has been developed, which provides the ability to create multiple layer stacks within a single PCB design. This facilitates both embedded components as well as creation of rigid-flex circuits.

      English Subtitles

      LAYER STACK REGIONS

      Having more than one PCB Layer Stack only works if a Designer can show physical areas on the Board for each. Altium Designer utilized its unique viewing mode - Board Planning Mode - for just this.

      English Subtitles

      BENDING LINES

      What would a flexible region be if it couldn’t bend? Included with Altium Designer is the Rigid-Flex toolset. Bending Lines give you the power to create dynamic flexible regions. Even better, folding and unfolding can be done in 3D space, letting you see exactly what the finished product will look like.

    • PCB Design

      The latest updates to Altium Designer continue our long history
      of industry firsts all within the most modern and innovative user
      interface available today.

      Heavily Design
      Rules Driven
      Interactive Routing
      High-Speed Design
      Smart Component
      Placement
      Native 3D PCB Design

      PCB Design

      The latest updates to Altium Designer continues our long history
      of industry firsts all within the most modern and innovative user
      interface available today.

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      Heavily Design Rules Driven

      Design Rules enable you to define your design requirements while collectively covering every aspect of your design.

      English Subtitles

      Interactive Routing

      Design the highest quality PCB layouts in a fraction of the time with Altium Designer's advanced routing engine that includes several powerful routing options such as walk around, push, hug and push, ignore obstacle, push and shove, and differential pairs.

      English Subtitles

      High-Speed Design

      Quickly create and design complex high-speed signal classes for specific applications with your preferred memory topology and easily optimize your critical signals.

      English Subtitles

      Smart Component Placement

      Use the intuitive alignment system in Altium Designer to quickly snap objects into alignment in relation to either the boundaries or pads of nearby objects. Push and shove components into tight spaces all while complying with your design rules.

      English Subtitles

      Native 3D PCB Design

      Clearly visualize and interact with your designs in native 3D with the advanced 3D engine in Altium Designer

    • Schematic Design

      Design top-tier electronics more efficiently with hierarchical schematic and design reuse in one cohesive user interface.

      Hierarchical
      and Multichannel
      Schematic Driven
      Designs Rules
      ERC Verification
      Component Search

      Schematic Design

      Design top-tier electronics more efficiently with hierarchical
      schematic and design reuse in one cohesive user interface.

      English Subtitles

      Hierarchical and Multichannel

      Simplify any complex or multichannel design into manageable logical chunks with Altium Designer Hierarchical Design tools.

      English Subtitles

      Easy to Use

      Altium Designer gives you the power to effortlessly create multichannel and hierarchical designs. Simplify complex designs into something visually pleasing and easy to follow.

      English Subtitles

      Schematic Driven Designs Rules

      Design starts from the schematic which is why Altium Designer allows you to define high-tech interfaces and their constraints all from the schematic editor.

      English Subtitles

      ERC Verification

      Catch any mistakes in your design early on during the schematic capture phase with Altium Designer electrical rule check (ERC).

      English Subtitles

      Component Search

      Create real, purchasable components from generic symbols and footprints or search through hundreds of thousands of parts to find and place the exact component you need.

    • Design Environment

      Others may claim it, but only Altium Designer offers a truly Unified Design experience from concept to manufacture.

      Variants Support
      Version Control
      Global Editing
      Unified Environment
      Real - Time
      BOM Management

      Design Environment

      A truly Unified Design environment means that bringing your
      designs to realization is simply the easiest and most repeatable
      process available in PCB design.

      English Subtitles

      Variants Support

      Manage any number of your design variants without having to create separate projects or versions of your design.

      English Subtitles

      Version Control

      Track your designs, change permissions, and collaborate with Altium Designer's version control system that includes Git and subversion version control (SVN) support.

      English Subtitles

      Global Editing

      Altium Designer puts flexible and powerful global editing tools at your fingertips. Make changes to all or specific components at once. Versatile selection tools allow you to find, filter and change the components you need, fast.

      English Subtitles

      Unified Environment

      Altium Designer has been built from the ground up as a powerful, single-application electronics development environment that contains all the advanced design tools you’ll need to complete your design project.

      English Subtitles

      Real - Time BOM Management

      ActiveBOM provides you with automation by supplying part information such as availability and price from selected suppliers, so there are never any surprises.

    • Manufacturing Outputs

      A truly Unified Design environment means that bringing your designs
      to realization is simply the easiest and most repeatable process
      available in PCB design.

      Automated
      Project Release
      Reusable Batch
      Outputs Configurations
      PCB Panelization
      Support
      Seamless PCB
      Drawing Process

      Manufacturing Outputs

      The overwhelming growth of Atium Designer mandates that we
      have the simplest and most comprehensive translation
      capabilities available.

      English Subtitles

      Automated Project Release

      Altium Designer empowers you with a controlled and automated design release process that ensures your documentation is easily generated, complete, and well-communicated.

      English Subtitles

      Reusable Batch Outputs Configurations

      Generate and release your complete design in a simple, easily communicated package with reusable batch outputs in Altium Designer.

      English Subtitles

      PCB Panelization Support

      Easily define a panel of the same or different board designs within your PCB editor and lower your production cost.

      English Subtitles

      Seamless PCB Drawing Process

      Create fabrication and assembly drawings within the Altium Designer unified environment, keeping all your documentation in sync with your design.

    • Switching is Easy

      The overwhelming growth of Atium Designer mandates
      that we have the simplest and most comprehensive
      translation capabilities available.

      Switching from Autodesk Eagle
      Switching from OrCAD
      Switching from Mentor PADS
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      Migration Overview

      Migrate and leverage your old libraries and designs into Altium Designer with a versatile importer that can translate most design projects from various ECAD tools.

      Switching from Autodesk Eagle

      Switching from OrCAD

      Switching from Mentor PADS

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