OrCAD is proprietary EDA (electronic design automation) software suite that currently includes:

  • OrCAD Capture for schematic capture.
  • OrCAD PCB Designer for PCB design.
  • OrCAD EE (PSpice) Designer for simulation.
  • OrCAD PCB SI that allows analysis of signal integrity issues.
  • OrCAD Library Builder for part creation including extraction from PDF datasheets.
  • OrCAD Engineering Data Management for collaboration on team designs.
  • OrCAD Documentation Editor for creating PCB documentation for manufacturing and assembly.

The OrCAD PCB solutions page has further technical and purchasing information, along with a download link for the OrCAD Lite edition that offers the functionality of the full version but with limits on the size and complexity of the design.

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