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is a free/open source Electronic Design Automation suite

that offers a schematics editor, a PCB editor , a gerber/excellon viewer

modular, toolkit approach with stand-alone tools

fits well in a UNIXy workflow

supports CLI and server applications

active development, frequent releases

friendly and efficient developer and user community

user scripting in a dozen scripting language

Comments, feedback live chat with the developer
or contact the lead developer
Mailing list: pcb-rnd (send a mail with subject: subscribe; does not work with gmail) (archives) (privacy policy)
Key components

schematics capture: sch-rnd
PCB editor: pcb-rnd
PCB autorouter: route-rnd
CAM viewer: camv-rnd
librnd: librnd (dependency)
edakrill: edakrill (user contributed data: footprints, symbols, devmaps)
Supported platforms
Linux desktop (various distributions, from source)
official packages in Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mageia, Kali, Parrot, PureOS, Raspbian
Mac OS X

IRIX 5.3, AIX 7, Solaris
OpenBSD (Likely: any BSD not older than 25 years)
(Likely: any 90's or newer UNIX system with motif)
Screen resolution as small as 800x600
GUI options: motif/lesstif, gtk-gdk, gtk-gl

What is -rnd?

RiNgDove is an EDA suite that includes:

a schematics editor: sch-rnd

a PCB editor: pcb-rnd

a PCB autorouter: route-rnd

a CAM viewer: camv-rnd

a software lib: librnd

or all in one: suite


user contributed addons: edakrill