Migrate from PADS® to Altium Designer®
Transfer All Your Designs With Complete Confidence
Experience the Altium Designer difference
Use the industry’s best migration tool to import your designs
The Import Wizard in Altium Designer converts your designs to Altium’s file format in minutes.
Convert your libraries with the Import Wizard when you migrate your design databases. You can immediately use your existing parts in new projects.
The Import Wizard was built to handle PADS schematic, board, and library files with minimal cleanup after conversion.
The intuitive interface in Altium Designer has all the advanced tools you need without add-ons or additional licensing.
The industry’s fastest conversion and cleanup process
Everything you need in a single unified design platform
The schematic editor includes SPICE simulation, component and library management, and access to parts through the Manufacturer Part Search panel.
The powerful interactive routing engine is simple to set up and use. Quickly route single-ended and differential traces, easily place copper features and work in 3D.
Altium Designer simplifies library creation, management, and linking distributor data to your components. Supply chain information is also included in your BOM.
You are not alone, Altium offers multiple support services to ensure your success
All subscription levels include easy access to real-time support, the AltiumLive Community, comprehensive product documentation, training videos, and a knowledge base of targeted solutions for common user experiences.
Discover Why So Many Engineers Choose Altium Designer Over PADS
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