May 26, 2018
Kicad is an open source GPL software for the creation of electronic schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork.
Designed and written by Jean-Pierre Charras, a researcher at LIS Laboratoire des Images et des Signaux and a teacher in IUT de Saint Martin d’Heres France, in the field of electrical engineering and image processing.
Kicad is a set of four softwares and a project manager
* Eeschema Schematic entry. * Pcbnew Board editor. * Gerbview GERBER viewer photoplotter documents. * Cvpcb footprint selector for components used in the circuit design. * Kicad project manager.