Below you will find a great choice of freeware, shareware and free test versions. Please note that the rights to these product trademarks belong to the manufacturer. Beta LAYOUT Ltd. does not accept any legal liability that may occur due to the installation and use of these software products.

FREE: EDA-Software for PCB-POOL® customers

Engineering office Friedrich!

Comprehensive design software for 3D-MID, PCBs and Front Panels.

With integrated component placement calculator and an on-line ordering possibility for PCBs!

PCB production data (RS-274X format) for series production supplied free of charge with PCB order.

Click here to download your free ECAD-Software (for WinXP/WinVista/Win7/Win8/Win10): TARGET 3001! V19 PCB-POOL®Edition (120,5 MB)

Current version:
19.6.0.0 (04/04/2018)

This software contains:
  • PCB-Layout
  • Simulation
  • Schematic Capture
  • Autoplacer
  • Autorouter
  • EMC Analysis
  • Integrated assembly calculation
  • Online ordering possibility
This software is a full version:


  • Not a Demo-version
  • NO Pin-Limits
  • NO Size-Limits
  • Output only for PCB-POOL®
  • For all production orders you will now receive the original Gerber data (RS-274X format)
Future free updates are available from:
www.ibfriedrich.com/pcbpool.htm

EAGLE: Direct PCB costing

Calculate prices for PCBs by Beta LAYOUT directly in EAGLE (with EAGLE version 5.1001 or later)

PCB-POOL® Button installation guide:
PDF guide (181 KB)

Download PCB-POOL® Button (V1.09) automatic installation file
(for Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7):
PCB-POOL® BUTTON (approx. 700 KB)

Download manual installation zip file (V1.09)
(for all supported operating systems):
PCB-POOL® BUTTON (approx. 150 KB)

FREE: Gerber-Viewer for PCB-POOL® customers

Download your free GC-PREVUE software:

Note: New is not always better! According to customer reviews, V7.0 is the easiest to use.

More layout-software

DesignSpark PCB
CAD/CAM software for PCB circuit diagram and layout. Full version available for free.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
Altium (PROTEL)
CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
30 day trial version available. Free, old DOS Version EasyTrax available for download.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
TARGET
Branded software made in Germany. CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
Beta LAYOUT recommendation!
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
EAGLE
CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
Free Lightversion available.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
ORCAD
CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
UltiBOARD
CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
Limited demo version available.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
PROTEUS
Low cost CAD/CAM software.
Limited demo version available.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
SPRINT
CAD/CAM software for PCB schematic and layout.
Limited demo version available.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
EASY-PC
PCB CAD/CAM software.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
PCAD
CAD/CAM Software for PCB schematic and layout.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
PULSONIX
Professional EDA system from the diagram to the layout. Format is PCB POOL®-supported.
KICAD
Open source (GPL) software for the creation of electronic schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
DipTrace
Printed circuit board layout CAD/CAE software, consisting of a wiring diagram, simulation, autorouter, PCP layout with a 3D view, EMC analysis, and front panel layout. Also available in a lite version free of charge.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
FRITZING
An open source initiative that supports users in their creative work with interactive electronics.
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
EXT. GERBER
Data format RS-274-X extracted from various layout softwares
Format supported by PCB-POOL®.
ODB++
Gerber X2