Prior to making suggestions to you, I think you may think about the follow factors.
- How much is your budget?
- Are you use it for profession?
- Are you going to share my designs online?
- Or you are going to work on a single computer most of the time?
- Which operating system do you often use?
According to your answers, here are 12 suggestions:
Free & Web-based
Circuit Maker: Focused on sharing designs and knowledge in the community of users
123D Circuits: Includes 4 modules. Part of a large family of 3D design software.
Upverter: Partly focused on building a global library of verified components and footprints.
Easy EDA: Completely free for individuals and business
Free & Offline
KiCAD: Popular free EDA software
DesignSpark PCB: Free tools for electronic, mechanical and software design. Slightly focused on IoT projects.
Fritizing: A nice breadboard to PCB transition tool.
PCB Web: Focused on the manufacturing process with a BOM tool, Digi-key part integration, etc.
Not Free & Professional
Altium Designer: Costs a few thousand dollars. Mades to design FPGA, flex-board, etc. (Windows only)
Eagle: Affordable option for small businesses. It has a free version with limited features.
PCBWorks: Can be used as a standalone platform though it is specially designed to facilitate collaboration with the 3D environment of SolidWorks.
OrCAD PCB Designer: Comparable to Altium Designer and at a similar price.(Window only)
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