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P-CAD 2006

P-CAD 2006 Service Pack 2 (29.7 MB) P-CAD 2006 Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes over 80 features and enhancements, further strengthening system performance and delivering increased stability. To install the SP2 update, you will require the installation of P-CAD 2006.

P-CAD 2006 Service Pack 1 (26.6 MB) P-CAD 2006 Service Pack 1 (SP1) includes over 140 features and enhancements. To install the SP1 update, you will require the installation of P-CAD 2006.

P-CAD 2006 Libraries (536 MB) This download includes the entire set of P-CAD 2006 libraries (which are the same set of libraries delivered with P-CAD 2004). These are documented in the Library Index Spreadsheet (4.8 MB).

Note: You will need to uninstall any previous P-CAD libraries installation, using Add and Remove Programs in the Windows Control Panel, before you can install these updated libraries.


P-CAD 2004

P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 4 (24.3 MB) P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 4 (SP4) includes over 120 features and enhancements, further strengthening system performance and delivering increased stability. Any prior version of P-CAD 2004 can be upgraded directly to P-CAD 2004 SP4.

P-CAD 2004 Libraries (536 MB) This download includes the entire set of P-CAD 2004 libraries. These are documented in the Library Index Spreadsheet (4.8 MB).

Note: You will need to uninstall any previous P-CAD libraries installation, using Add and Remove Programs in the Windows Control Panel, before you can install these updated libraries.

Service Pack 3 Hot Fix (4.59 MB) This update to P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 3 (SP3) is required if you downloaded and installed the SP3 patch (Build Number 18.03.4347) prior to October 25, 2005 and want to access the improved support for Viewlogic/ePD 2004.

P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 3 (19.4 MB) P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 3 (SP3) is a substantial upgrade focused on strengthening the performance of the system and increasing value to customers. SP3 includes over 160 new features and enhancements that offers greater ease-of-use and flexibility in the PCB design process. Any prior version of P-CAD 2004 can be upgraded directly to P-CAD 2004 SP3. This patch includes the SP3 Hot Fix.

Service Pack 2 Hot Fix (2.83 MB) This update to P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 2 (SP2) improves how DRC handles the checking of unrouted connections to plane layer nets. It is recommended that you download and install this update if you are using P-CAD 2004 SP2. It is best to update and run DRC again, prior to sending your design files to manufacturing. This will ensure that no unrouted plane nets go undetected. Note: Only use this patch if you have P-CAD 2004 with SP2.

P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 2 (14.8 MB) P-CAD 2004 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a substantial upgrade, with over 130 new features and enhancements designed to give greater power and control over the PCB design process. To upgrade to SP2, you will require installation of P-CAD 2004.

P-CAD 2001 Service Pack 1 (4.5 MB) Product fixes for P-CAD 2004


P-CAD 2002

Service Pack 1 for P-CAD 2002 (10,476 KB) Product fixes, enhancements and new features for P-CAD 2002.

P-CAD 2002 Update for PADS® to P-CAD (568 KB) In order to install the PADS to P-CAD Translator, you must first download and install the PADS to P-CAD (for P-CAD 2001). This application is available under the P-CAD 2001 section. To install the Update you will need to Save the P-CAD 2002 update for the translator to your hard drive into the Program Files\P-CAD 2002 folder. To save the update file to the P-CAD 2002 folder, single click on the Update and click the "Save" button in in order to save the update file and replace the existing file on your hard drive.


P-CAD 2001

Service Pack 3 for P-CAD 2001 (16,163KB) P-CAD 2001 Service Pack 3 Full Version. The Service Pack must be installed with a licensed version of P-CAD 2001. Any Pre-release versions should be removed.

PADS® to P-CAD Translator (3,442KB)The software includes an importer that provides seamless conversion between both the PADS® and P-CAD design environments. With the availability of all your PADS® designs in P-CAD 2001 it is now easy for designers to move to a superior, more cost effective PCB design platform without the loss of any intellectual property. The PADS® to P-CAD PCB design translator will provide greater flexibility for the P-CAD designer in their working relationships with other members of the electronic design community.

PDIF Converter (226KB) Utilities to convert Master Designer binary files to PDIF.


P-CAD Viewer

P-CAD 2006 Viewer (9,908 KB) The P-CAD 2006 freeware* Viewer works with P-CAD 2006 (including Service Pack 1 and 2), P-CAD 2004, P-CAD 2002, P-CAD 2001 and P-CAD 2000 schematic & PCB files, as well as ACCEL EDA V15 schematic & PCB files.

Conditions of use: All Altium freeware products are provided subject to the conditions set out in the Altium Freeware End-user License Agreement.
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