“The Extension architecture is incredibly flexible and provides an immense amount of freedom to implement any sort of tool. The provided SDK examples are a great starting point and the integration with external tools (i.e., Visual Studio) is seamless. The provided documentation is quite good and questions that remain unanswered were immediately answered by the Altium technical team.”
Build your own extensions
We've opened up the Altium DXP Platform so that you can build your own customized extensions to enhance your internal development team's productivity on the same platform we've built Altium Designer and our other tools. You can also make use of our distribution channels to get your product to ten's of thousands of engineers around the world.
The Altium DXP Developer Extension provides Altium DXP Developer Program members with the tools and resources needed to create extensions for the Altium DXP Platform.
Powerful Engineering Platform
Thousands of designers around the world are using our products every day to develop next generation electronics products and manage their design data and teams. By integrating your product with Altium Designer and the unified DXP engineering platform, you’re able to access this extensive user base.
Alternatively, locally extend our product capabilities with new functionality or connect to your business systems to automate your workflow, and keep your secret sauce recipe in-house.
Distribution through the Altium Extensions Platform
Distribution, licensing and installation of the extensions you’ve developed are handled by a streamlined deployment system.
We have a number of distribution models available to target individual AltiumLive users, specific organizations, or all users of Altium Designer. Leveraging our vast sales network is also an option.
Altium Developer Program
The Altium DXP Developer extension is only available as part of your subscription to the Altium Developer Program.
This membership includes ongoing support and the necessary SDKs for building DXP extensions for our products, as well as access to our software distribution system.
If you have a great engineering or design solution you’d like to integrate with our products - apply for a full information kit on the DXP Developer Edition, the Altium Designer SDK and the Altium AFS SDK.