CadSoft Computer Inc has been developing and marketing the software package EAGLE for more than 20 years.

The award winning EAGLE (Easily Applicable Graphical Layout Editor) software is a low-cost, easy to use, powerful PC-board design tool including Schematic Capture, Board Layout and Autorouter. User Language Programs enable features such as simulation & 3D-visualization.

EAGLE is available in Light, Standard and Professional editions across the Windows®, Linux® and Mac® platforms.

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What's New In Eagle Version 7.3?

Cadsoft Eagle V7

For over 25 years, CadSoft has been helping Makers, hobbyists, students, educators and design engineers innovate. It's now the fastest growing PCB commercial design solution. Find out how EAGLE's capabilities and value have gotten even better!

Library Editor Usability enhancements

  • Library overview screen that enables the user to see the complete chosen library at a glance. The user can easily rename and remove devices, packages and symbols directly from the library overview screen.
  • New library cross-references: direct access from the library overview to the cross referenced packages and symbols for devices. Back-references to devices are also available with one click. 
  • New and simplified full library context view and easy submenu access available. Descriptions can be viewed and changed directly from context menu.
  • Additional icon and command to view full library structure with one click.

Additional information in the Control Panel available

  • Devices, packages and symbols are now visible in a reorganized structure. The symbols were added and can be previewed.
  • Package-Description list: the related symbol keeps showing while scrolling through the list.
  • Direct access to Reference Manuals, accessible without leaving EAGLE.

64bit version of EAGLE is now available

  • For improved performance on Windows, Linux and Mac and simplified Linux installation. Keeping up with the trend towards 64bit machines, EAGLE now leverages the improved performance of the 64bit architecture.

Significantly extended IDF export option

  • For 3D view and STEP File export.

Why Eagle?

  • Professional grade schematic, layout and autorouter with common interface.
  • Low cost, easy to use Printed Circuit Board design solution.
  • Free maintenance and support.
  • DesignLink - real-time access to the element14 component database for component research and part selection.
  • Over 50,000 libraries available.
  • The #1 design tool for Open Hardware platforms.
  • EAGLE links to popular prototype vendors for low cost, low volume fabrication and assembly services.
  • Multi-user discounts available.
  • Fully supported on Window, Linux and Mac.
  • Educational discounts available.

Three modules are embedded in a single interface



  • Allows up to 999 sheets to support complex designs.
  • Enables individualization of schematics and sheets with descriptions.
  • Controls the schematic through Electrical Rule check (ERC).
  • Arranges schematic sheets through Drag & Drop.
  • Creates boards with a single mouse click.


  • Performs a Design Rule Check to ensure all connections are correct.
  • Supports differential pair routing and meanders.
  • Allows automatic BGA escape routing (ULP).
  • Manages different assembly variants.
  • Offers an easy to use dimensioning tool.


  • Automatically routes single connections, selected connections or the entire board.
  • Interactive "follow me router".
  • Supports blind and buried vias for multi-layer designs up to 16 layers.
  • Allows users to specify customs routing features, incl. layer preference, routing grid etc.

Best selling, award-winning software with high-end functionality and support for a fraction of the cost of most PCB programs

  • Compatible with Windows®, Linux®, Mac®
  • Easy user interface
  • Streamlined capability to upload your BOM, view pricing, availability and add to element14 shopping cart without leaving design environment
  • Free tech support at
  • Uniquely affordable
  • Access to high quality PCB fabrication manufacturers providing fast quotes
  • Access to ULP programs that add functionality

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