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Get more with PADS Professional

PADS® Professional is a self-contained, integrated PCB design flow for hardware engineers and small workgroups

Design, validate, and manufacture complex PCBs with PADS® Professional, the cutting-edge solution that delivers Xpedition® technology to engineering professionals who work outside a corporate CAD environment.


The PADS Professional Ultimate Bnd includes:

  • PADS Professional Ap SW

  • PADS Professional RF Op SW

  • PADS Professional FPGA-PCB Op SW

  • PADS Pro Technology Bundle Op SW, includes:

    • PADS Professional Rigid Flex Op SW and

    • PADS Pro Multi-Trace HSD Tuning Op SW

  • OnDemand Training


PADS Professional is powerful, but it’s also easy to learn, use, and afford. It’s designed to give the experienced user all the horsepower they need, yet intuitive, so casual or occasional users can accelerate their time to productivity.


The full flow of PADS Professional lets you design, validate and manufacture PCB-centric systems incorporating advanced FPGA devices.


We provide an array of design and library translators to facilitate migration from competitive platforms.


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PADS Professional Free Trial

The full PADS® Professional flow enables you to design, validate, and manufacture PCB-centric systems.


PADS Professional utilizes industry-leading Xpedition® technology which is powerful enough to handle the most complex and demanding designs requirements. Start your free trial today!




  • Altium®, CADSTAR®, OrCAD® & other translators
  • Starter library
  • Part creation wizard
  • Hierarchical schematic with table-based design
  • PADS AMS Cloud online circuit simulation
  • Constraints with hierarchy
  • Design rule verification
  • Interactive and automatic routing
  • Split planes & copper pour
  • ECAD-MCAD collaboration
  • RF design
  • 3D rendering with STEP import/export
  • Design compare & review
  • 3D placement with DRC
  • Integrated front-to-back constraint management
  • High-speed constraint support
  • Differential pairs
  • Matched-length & min/max routing
  • Design variant management
  • High-speed interactive routing
  • Signal integrity with crosstalk
  • Thermal analysis
  • Analog simulation
  • Advanced high-speed constraints
  • Sketch routing
  • Hierarchical 2D/3D planning & placement


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