KB: Importer for KiCAD

Created: March 25, 2021 | Updated: August 21, 2023

We see that Altium supports importing of files from Kicad to Altium but we do not see how to add that importer. Do we need a later version of Altium to see this?

Starting in Version: 20.1
Up to Version: Current

Solution Details

A KiCAD importer was added to Altium Designer with the release of AD20.1: https://www.altium.com/documentation/altium-designer/altium-designer-20-1-new-features-and-updates-summary-ad#added-new-kicad-importer


You will need to add the extension from the Purchased tab of the Extensions & Updates page. Here's documentation that will help you with that:

You can download/install our current (or an older) version from here:  
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