Altium Designer®

Uncompromising PCB Design Experience

Altium Designer 20 represents decades of innovation and development dedicated to creating a truly unified design environment - one that enables users to effortlessly connect with every facet of the PCB design process.

Striking the perfect balance between power and ease of use, Altium Designer has secured its position as the most widely-used PCB design solution on the market.

Modern Interface

One Tool, One Interface, One Experience

A user interface specifically designed
to put the power of Altium Designer at your fingertips.

Work from Anywhere,
Connect with Anyone

Share live designs and snapshots with anyone, accessible anywhere, from any device with powerful browser-based visualization and commenting capabilities.

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Unified Design with Component Data in Altium Designer 20

Organize all of your designs, libraries, and participants in one place. Simply review advanced design history - from component changes to layer stack modifications - and easily recover and/or restore previous versions as needed.

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Native 3D

Real Design,
Real Dimensions, Real 3D

MCAD

Unifying
CAD

Rigid-Flex

Spectacular Design
and Performance

Multiboard Assembly

More Creating,
Less Waiting

Immerse yourself in the visually stunning, photo-realistic 3D world of your design. Interact and collaborate with mechanical designers like never before.

Collaboration with MCAD in Altium Designer 20

Native integration with SOLIDWORKS, Creo and Inventor ensures seamless collaboration with your MCAD peers. Forget about importing/exporting, simply work as you do today and stay in sync with a single click.

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Design rigid-flex in full 3D and confirm that the 3D component, case assembly and PCB clearances meet all mechanical requirements.

Native 3D engine allows you to see how different systems in your product come together in order to check their fit and connectivity, making it easy to find and correct board-to-board problems before you go to prototype.

Interactive Routing

Route Your Way

Push, Slide, Hug, Walkaround. Any angle, tune for delay. Route it your way, faster than ever.

Features and Benefits

Altium Subscription

Take advantage of the latest Altium Designer technology, professional support and training, and the Altium 365 cloud-based platform - all accessible with a single subscription - to get the most modern and connected experience for PCB design.

/year
Altium 365 Cloud Services

Work in the cloud with confidence with automatic data backup, unlimited storage and complete security to ensure your design IP is always protected, your design is always under your control, and your data is always accessible to you - whenever you need it and wherever you are.
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Latest Altium Designer Software

With one major and one minor release every year, upgrade to the latest version for consistent and meaningful enhancements to your design experience.

Design Data Management

Connection to Altium 365 enables you to design with real-time component data - including lifecycle status, pricing, and availability. It’s all at your fingertips.

Easy Administration

Easily assign and manage user roles and permissions across your team in a single, organized view within Altium 365.

Libraries and Components

Organized on your cloud workspace, your component library is automatically updated with real-time information, and always accessible - anytime, anywhere.

Professional Support

Optimize your performance and productivity by leveraging a team of technical and product experts who are committed to your success.

Professional Training

Learn your tools - inside and out - with a comprehensive selection of engaging courses and materials provided by training professionals.

Altium Designer + Altium 365 Subscription

Altium Designer at a Glance

What’s Included

Access everything you need to design a PCB in
one easy to use tool, at a single price.

Schematic Capture

Rich set of industry-proven wiring tools, variety of design verification tools, transparent netlist creation and variants management. Learn more

Hierarchical & Multi-channel Design

Superior flexibility with smart navigation through all hierarchy levels, nets and components. Learn more

Unified Library Management

Intelligent platform to organize and maintain schematic symbols and PCB footprints, components life status control, on-line check of distributors stock and supply chain planning. Learn more

Mixed Simulation

Next-generation SPICE engine for fast and accurate simulation. Learn more

Board Layout

Unparalleled freedom of materials and stackup management with high-end controls including etch factor and surface roughness models, intuitive board planing and native 3D support. Learn more

Multi-Board

Product level wiring diagram to verify connectivity as well as rapid assembly of multiple boards with easy setup and mating. Learn more

Rigid-Flex

Clear definition of flex zones and bending lines, and realistic 3D previews for easy design and verification of any type of rigid flex board. Learn more

Interactive Routing

High-performance routing engine and advanced push & shove capabilities for trace and polygonal layout. Learn more

High Speed & High-Density Design

Extremely powerful tuning engine that supports advanced patterns. Built-in EM solver for accurate propagation delay, and impedance extraction. Easy HDI structures integration, and more. Learn more

MCAD Collaboration

Seamless bidirectional interface to industry leading MCAD suites including Solidworks, Inventor and Creo. Learn more

Data Management

Scalable solution for design workspaces, project lifecycle and release management with team collaboration in a user-friendly environment. Learn more

Manufacturing Outputs

Support of various manufacturing formats including ODB++, IPC-2581 and Gerber X2 with a built-in CAM editor. Learn more

Fabrication Drawings

Instantaneous creation of board and component view models, MCAD-like dimensioning and intelligent reports made with Draftsman. Learn more

Buying Options

Save when you buy before August 31st

Time-Based License
USD 315
/mo
Minimum Commitment
of 1 Year
Perpetual License
USD 9,890
or 12 Monthly Installments
of
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FAQs

Quick guide on your Licensing, Migration
and Promo questions

How does On-Demand licensing work?

Altium Designer's On-Demand licensing offers you global floating license capability - within the geographic scope of your license and the conditions set out in the EULA - without the need to implement your own dedicated server. The system provides a flexible, streamlined approach to licensing, allowing you to obtain a license in a matter of mouse clicks, when and where you want it - the true essence of an on-demand system. For other license types, please contact your sales representative or chat us below.

Can I import my existing Design Data?

The Import wizard allows you to import your legacy design data from other ECAD tools such as ORCAD, PADS, Expedition, Allegro, DxDesigner, Eagle, and Zuken.

What is Altium 365?

Altium 365 is the world’s only cloud platform for printed circuit board design and realization. Seamlessly accessible from Altium Designer or any internet-connected device. Available with Altium Subscription.

Work confidently in the cloud with automatic data backup, unlimited storage, and complete security to ensure your design IP is always protected, your design is always under your control, and your data is always accessible to you - whenever you need it and wherever you are.

What is included in the price?

You'll receive one perpetual license of Altium Designer plus 1-year of subscription, which includes access to Altium 365 as well as the following:

  • Full 3D PCB Design Environment
  • Full PCB Layout
  • Interactive Routing
  • PCB Manufacturing File Outputs
  • Fabrication/Assembly Drawings
  • CAM editor
  • Access to over 600,000 components
  • Real-time tracking and parts information through Octopart.
What are my recurring costs after year one?

After your first year, in order to remain on subscription, you will be charged an annual subscription fee.

Are other add-ons required?

No other add-ons required. Altium does offer robust Component Management and PDN Analyzer for Visual Power Analysis that require additional licensing if you choose.

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Most Popular ECAD Tool in the Industry

Building the future is hard. Make it easier with Altium Designer, the first choice for designers all over the world.