Legacy Downloads

Freeware downloads

Autotrax

DOS Freeware version 1.61 - Complete PCB layout package with output support for printers, pen plotters and Gerber.

To install: Download and run the file in the root directory of your hard drive to extract the install program. The install program must be run from the root directory.

Please note: We do not provide technical support for this Autotrax Freeware version.

Download (ZIP 821 KB) 

EasyTrax

DOS Freeware version 2.06 - Complete PCB layout package with output support for printers, pen plotters and Gerber.

System requirements: PC-compatible; DOS 2.0 or later; 640K RAM; 2Mb of hard disk space.

Please note: We do not provide technical support for this Easytrax Freeware version.

Download (ZIP 485 KB)

P-CAD

Please note P-CAD is an Altium legacy product.

For all P-CAD Downloads please visit Legacy Downloads for P-CAD.


Miscellaneous Altium Solutions

Altium Designer Uninstaller (1.4MB) - Uninstalling Altium Designer is performed using the Altium Uninstaller. Select the installation you wish to uninstall, control the degree to which you want to uninstall , and manage and clear your download cache. This uninstaller can be used for Altium Designer 13, 12 and 10.

Altium Instrument Dashboard (31.7MB) - A stand-alone, custom instrument viewer that lets you remotely control and test designs using wireless or Internet technology, without having Altium Designer installed. A free application that can be installed on any PC.

Altium Designer Viewer (131MB) - Enhances the data exchange capabilities of Altium Designer by giving non-designers secure access to essential design data, plus the ability to generate reports and printouts. A free application that can be installed on any PC.


Legacy Downloads for Vault Technologies

Installer downloads for Vault 1.2 (Altium Vault Server and Personal Vault), and Team Configuration Center 1.0 available from the Legacy Downloads for Vault Technologies page.


Legacy Altium Designer 10 Plug-ins download

All standard installable plug-ins for Altium Designer 10, Altium Designer 12, and Altium Designer 13, are available from the Altium Designer Plugins page.


Altium Designer 2004 SP2 Hot Fixes (compatible with SP2 only)

Various fixes for SP2

OUT_Gerber.zip (ZIP 733 KB)A software update for the Gerber Output. Extract the OUT_Gerber.dll file into the System folder of your Altium 2004 installation and replace the current file.

DxpPdfViewer.zip (ZIP 226 KB)Fixes the error message "Dxppdf viewer - Interface not supported" caused by Acrobat Reader 7. Extract the DxpPdfViewer.exe file into the System folder of your Altium 2004 installation and replace the current file.

SchRouter.zip (ZIP 911 KB)A software update for the autowirer tool. Extract the SchRouter.dll file into the System folder of your Altium 2004 installation and replace the current file. 

Output Generators

All Altium Designer releases from Summer 08 onwards include all available output generators. For prior versions, the generators are available for download as follows:

Output Generators for Altium Designer 6

Output Generators for Altium Designer 2004

Output Generators for Altium Designer DXP 2002


DXP (2002 Release)

DXP (2002 Release) Service Pack 2

SP2 for Protel DXP (2002 Release). Cumulative patch can upgrade from DXP (2002 Release) or Service Pack 1, licensed or trial versions. Not compatible with DXP 2004 / Altium Designer.

DXP 2002 SP2 for licensed version or DXP 2002 SP2 for trial version

Additional Output Generators

As well as the standard output generators (such as netlisters and BOMs) included with Protel, additional outputters can be added at any time. Compatible with DXP (2002 Release) with Service Pack 2. Not compatible with DXP 2004 / Altium Designer.

Download Output Generators - for 2002 SP2 only


Protel 99 SE

Protel 99 SE Service Pack 6

Cumulative SP6 download for Protel 99 SE. Contains updates and enhancements in binary patch form to update your current installation. Compatible with both the licensed and trial versions of Protel 99 SE, you do not need to remove any previously released service packs.

Download (EXE 12,077 KB) | Release Notes

Protel 99 SE Handbook

Protel 99 SE Handbook (PDF 5.13 MB)

Protel Service Pack 6 Packs

Various packages included in Service Pack 6 for Protel 99SE

P-CAD Translation Pack (EXE 1,619 KB)Included in Service Pack 6 for Protel 99 SE - This pack provides seamless migration between Protel 99 SE and the P-CAD 2000 design environment. This translator supports ACCEL V15 ASCII and P-CAD 2000 ASCII files.View Readme

PADS Importer (EXE 1,420 KB) Included in Service Pack 6 for Protel 99 SE Allows you to import a variety of PADS® PCB ASCII files into Protel 99 SE's PCB Editor.View Readme

Hole Size Editor (EXE 193 KB) Version 5.0 - Included in Service Pack 6 for Protel 99 SE - Displays a list of all the hole sizes used on the PCB, allowing you to change any hole size, automatically updating all the affected pads and vias. Requires Protel 99 SE.

AutoRFQ

AutoRFQ is a web-based system that allows you to request a quotation for the fabrication or assembly of your board directly from Protel 99 SE's PCB editor.

Download (EXE 2,100 KB) | 


Protel 99

Protel 99 SP 1

SP1 download for Protel 99. (This service pack is not required for users of Protel 99 SE) .Contains updates and enhancements in binary patch form to update your current installation.

Download (EXE 6,436 KB) | 

PCB Power Tool Pack

The Power Tool Pack includes PCB print engine, 3D PCB Viewer, Orcad® interface, Mechanical CAD Interface.

Download (EXE 4,393 KB)  | 

PCB Power Print

Print engine to Protel 99's PCB editor that gives you complete control over the printing process

PCB Power Print Tutorial (EXE 1,167 KB) | 

3D PCB Viewer

Showing the current board as a rendered 3D image. You have full rotational and zoom control allowing you to view your board from any angle.

Download (EXE 1,834 KB) | 

Mechanical CAD Interface

Allows you to export and import from Protel PCB and Schematic files to AutoCAD DWG and DXF format files, and replaces the existing DXF export feature in Protel 99.

Download (EXE 2,165 KB) | 

OrCAD Interface

Allows you to import OrCAD Capture designs into Protel 99's Schematic Editor, and OrCAD Layout designs into Protel 99's PCB Editor.

Download (EXE 1,231 KB) | 

Hole Size Editor

Displays a list of all the hole sizes used on the PCB, allowing you to change any hole size, automatically updating all the affected pads and vias. Requires Protel 99.

Download (EXE 909 KB)

Overlapping Hole Detector

Detects PCB pads whose holes are overlapping. Requires Protel 99.

Download (EXE 922 KB)

Specctra Interface

Used to transfer a PCB design to and from the Specctra® autorouter. Requires Protel 99.

Download (EXE 971 KB)

Note on interfacing to SPECCTRA compatible routers: The Specctra Interface is built into Protel 99 SE and above. In Protel DXP and above it is available in the Save As menu as Export Specctra Design File *.dsn and available in the Import menu as Specctra Route File *.rte

Testpoint Finder

Analyzes the PCB and identifies possible testpoints for each net. Requires Protel 99.

Download (EXE 981 KB)


Protel 98

Protel 98 SP 3

Cumulative SP3 for Protel 98. Contains updates and enhancements in binary patch form to update your current installation.

Download (EXE 5,607 KB) | 

Protel 98 On-line Help Service Pack

This service pack updates the on-line help files for all products in Protel 98.

Note: This file is the same file that was released with Protel 98 Service Pack 1. Compatible with Protel 98 service packs 1, 2, and 3.

Download (EXE 3,277 KB)

Hole Size Editor

Version 4.0 - Will report all the hole sizes used on the board, and give you the option to change particular hole sizes. Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98.

Download (EXE 469 KB)

Import Rules from Netlist

Version 4.0 - Can be used to add rules to the current board from the directive information in a Protel 2 format netlist. Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98.

Download (EXE 480 KB)

Protel 98 Interface for SPECCTRA® Router

Used to interface Advanced PCB 98 to the SPECCTRA® autorouter package from Cooper & Chan Technology, Inc. (Now acquired by Cadence) Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98.

Download (EXE 468 KB)

Align Components Server

Used to align selected components on a PCB board. Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98.

Downloads (EXE 467 KB)

Component Class Generator (CCG) Server

This add-on server is used to calculate the Manhatten ratio of the routed net. Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98.

Download (EXE 416 KB)

Calculator Ratio Server

Used to align selected components on a PCB board. Requires EDA/Client 98, Advanced PCB 98

Download (EXE 913 KB)


Protel Version 3

Protel Version 3 SP 1

Download SP1 for Protel Version 3.

Contains updates and enhancements in binary patch form to update your current installation.

Download (EXE 2,526 KB) | Installation Notes

 

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