rng posted an update on his Razen PCB CAD tool we posted previously: Razen is now in open beta for Windows, Mac and Linux. I received a bunch of useful suggestions from people testing the alpha versions, and have improved Razen significantly since I first posted it. If you’re interested in giving it a try, the latest […]
Check out this new PCB design web application! It’s a free browser-based CAD application for designing, the PCBWeb: A new PCB design web application was released this last week called PCBWeb. The website states that PCBWeb is a free browser-based CAD application for designing and manufacturing electronics hardware. The tool is currently released in BETA and […]
rng has been working on a new PCB CAD tool called Razen: Razen is a collaborative, scriptable schematic and PCB layout tool. Currently in development, a first alpha release will be available by April. Via the forum.
BlackBoard is an open source app that helps you design perf-board circuits. It has a schematic editor to layout your design, and an perf-board editor to check if the connections match the schematic.
Eagle has released beta Version 6 of their CAD software for public testing. They note: We suggest that only users who already have experience with previous versions of EAGLE participate in the beta test. If you are new to EAGLE please use our current release version. CadSoft notes that the beta version is NOT for […]
N S K Chaitanya wrote in about an open source CAD program: I just came across a software called DraftSight. It is an open source alternative to autocad. It is by Dassault Systemes and even runs on Linux. Finally Linux has DWG support… According to Dassault Systemes, DraftSight is a “no-cost, easy-to-use 2D CAD product […]
There is a new teaser site for an upcoming web-based CAD tool aimed at artists and makers. This looks like it may be a nice entry level tool to get even more people into 3D modeling. It is currently unknown how this will be released and what it will cost, but we look forward to […]