PADS Professional Premium Edition for USD $2,999/year

PADS Professional is an affordable, intelligent, and integrated PCB design and verification flow for hardware engineers and small workgroups that delivers compatibility with Xpedition technology and extended collaboration for PCB engineering projects.

What's New

Product Release Highlights for PADS VX.2.11

Check out what's new in PADS Professional. The latest release delivers new product features and enhancements that improve product usability and efficiency, and empowers engineers and designer's to design electronic products faster!

What's New in PADS Professional VX.2.11
Engineer a smarter future faster

PADS Professional Cloud Apps

PADS Professional Cloud Apps enables digital transformation by providing a flexible, cloud-based ecosystem that connects component research, concept exploration, component sourcing, design and analysis management, and manufacturing.

Technology Overview

Powerful, Affordable and Intelligent PCB Design

Discover why PADS Professional is the industry's most affordable, powerful, and intuitive PCB design software used by engineers and small teams worldwide. With PADS, you can take your electronic designs from concept to production in an easy-to-use environment - from the designer desktop to a connected cloud environment, empowering the future of collaboration.

PADS Professional Solutions

PADS Professional Resource Library

Visit the PADS Professional resource library to view on-demand webinars and
demonstrations, downloads white papers and fact sheets, and access viewers.

Explore the following resources to learn which CADRA solutions are right for you.

PADS Professional Layout Browser

Free download of the PADS Professional Layout Browser for view and share of PADS Professional PCB Layout Designs and schematic cross-probe to PADS Designer.

man working at a computer, building an electronic device with CAD software | Design, validate and manufacture complex PCBs with PADS Professional's cutting-edge technology tailored to engineering professionals who work outside a corporate CAD environment.

PADS Professional for Startup Companies

The PADS Professional for Startups program provides eligible startups with discounted access to a complete solution for PCB design software, including schematic and layout with integrated design data management, component research, and real-time component sourcing knowledge.

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