Modern PCB Designer

Release Notes

Version 1.5.0 (July 19, 2020)

Implemented bus on schematic

Show more info about a selected part in both schematic and board editors

Open a solution from windows file explorer

In the board editor, allow to add pads to the board (smd and tht)

Bugfix: [Footprint] [Preview 3D] Pad with offset drill: hole not shown with offset but as the original position (offset 0)

Improved polygon placement

Board editor: added a button that allows to reposition selected components

[Board] Added an option to allow to disable or enable a board rule

For a library show its version in UI

Allow to change layer color and layer name in the 'Layers' tool window

Allow to toggle layer visibility  in the 'Layers' tool window


Version 1.4.0 (May 19, 2020)

Starting with this version all model and footprint generators will also be available on the Light edition.

Added more footprint and model generators for the following:

  • E-Cap
  • SOT 223
  • SOT 23
  • Pin header straight (male and female)
  • DIP
  • SOD
  • Radial LED


Version 1.3.0 (April 23, 2020)

Use Octopart api to search for parts (available in all editions)

Convert libraries from Eagle

Added more footprint and model generators for the following:

  • DFN
  • QFN
  • BGA
  • Crystal SMD (HC)
  • Radial generic (for electrolitic caps, inductors, etc)
  • Axial generic (for diodes and resistors)
  • MELF

Fix: On footprint editor a poly was not loaded and displayed properly.

Various core improvements and fixes.


Version 1.2.0 (March 03, 2020)

Updated System.* libraries to version 1.0

Performance improvements:

  • loading board for 3D preview
  • update board from schematic
  • document overview refresh

Various core improvements and fixes.


Version 1.1.0 (January 28, 2020)

Schematic improvements:

  • in-place editing for net label, text, part name and part comment
  • allow to change  the order of the sheets

Solution explorer:

  • Mark item when it is cut (in a Cut and Paste operation)
  • When loaded, show folders and 'References" nodes collapsed
  • Bug fix: deleting multiple items will only delete the last selected item

Various core improvements and fixes.