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Powered by OrCAD Capture, the world's most popular schematic software


OrCAD® Capture is the most widely used schematic design solution for the creation and documentation of electrical circuits. Coupled with the optional OrCAD CIS (component information system) product for component data management, along with highly integrated flows supporting the engineering process, OrCAD Capture is the most powerful design environment for taking today’s product creation from concept to production.

OrCAD Capture + Options

Ease of Use & Productivity

Speed your way through tedious or complex design tasks with extensive schematic entry capabilities that enhance usability and boost productivity

Integrated Design Flows

Analyze your designs to meet project goals and achieve first-pass success with signal integrity, analog/mixed-signal, and constraint development flows

Multiple PCB Tool Support

Make use of multiple CAD netlist interfaces to extend OrCAD Capture into multi-vendor flows allowing you to standardize on a common front-end solution

Open Architecture Platform

Custom tailor your OrCAD environment to enhance and extend it with the ability to create custom features, solutions, and flows

Powerful Schematic Entry

Streamline the creation of your more complex schematic designs with hierarchical, reuse, and variant design capabilities

VIDEOGraphical, flat and hierarchical page editor and Picture block hierarchy 
APP StoreOrCAD Capture Market place for Apps, Models, Symbols and more 
VIDEONet Groups - Complex bus definition 
VIDEOIntelligent PDF creation 
VIDEO44,000 Schematic symbols 
VIDEO3D Footprint Viewer 
VIDEOColoured Components / nets 
VIDEOTcl TK scripting support  
VIDEOOnline design rule check including custom DRC capability and Waive DRC 
VIDEOForward and back-annotation of properties / pin-and-gate swaps  
VIDEOSchematic Part and Library editor 
VIDEOCross-probing and cross-placing 
VIDEOFPGA design-in / pin import & export  
VIDEOMultiple PCB netlist interfaces  
VIDEOSI Topology creation 
VIDEODigi-Key (PartLink App) Component Parametric data directly from web 
VIDEOProperty editor for pins, components, nets 
VIDEOOrCAD SigXplorer SI Analysis 
VIDEOAltium Importer Schematic (PCB also available) 
VIDEOEagle Importer Schematic (PCB also available) 
VIDEOOrCAD PSpice AD Lite (up to 75 nodes) 
VIDEOComponent Information SystemCIS option
VIDEOWindows ODBC compatible formatCIS option
VIDEOInterface to relational database and management systems CIS option
VIDEODatabase query for part selection and parametric propertiesCIS option
VIDEOSchematic and BOM Variants Manager (Parts not Fitted and more).CIS option
VIDEOCIS Database Management Interface (access control and more)CIS Option + CIP E Option

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