ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus 3.0 Feature SnapEDA Library


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ExpressPCB, the easiest PCB design software to learn and use, has released its new Plus PCB Design Suite (ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus version 3.0).  Highlights of the newly added features include an integrated search and download for components using SnapEDA, schematic link between ExpressSCH Plus and ExpressPCB Plus, as well as netlist validation between the printed circuit board (PCB) layout and the schematic. These new features will drastically simplify component creation and library management, shortening the design time and increasing the accuracy for PCB layout.

Historically, engineers have spent days or even weeks creating computer-aided design (CAD) models for each component in their circuit board designs, a time-consuming and error-prone process. With the advent of SnapEDA, engineers have benefitted from ready-to-use CAD models for their designs, made in collaboration with component suppliers, so that they can jump straight to design. This has allowed millions of engineers to accelerate bringing their designs to life, while enabling them to focus on what they do best.

This new version of ExpressPCB includes a direct integration with SnapEDA’s cloud-based libraries. Engineers can search SnapEDA’s database directly from ExpressSCH Plus, and then place symbols, footprints and 3D models directly into their PCB designs, significantly boosting their design productivity.

ExpressPCB has been trusted by designers at some of the largest technical companies in the world for over 20 years, and this release will drastically improve their design cycle times.  Not only is ExpressPCB Plus already the easiest tool to learn, now the time from download to design has been shortened and simplified making it a very powerful, integrated design tool.

“We are very excited to release Version 3.0.  The new features, capabilities, and library integration will give ExpressPCB Plus users a very powerful and capable tool that is still very intuitive and easy to use.  Since the introduction of ExpressPCB Plus we have been diligently working with our users to add features and capabilities that will simplify the design process and complement the strength of the tool, simplicity. Version 3.0 is that software," said Michael Hebda, ExpressPCB product manager.

“We’re thrilled to collaborate with ExpressPCB to help engineers bring their designs to life faster. At SnapEDA, we believe that by empowering engineers with ready-to-use design content, that we enable them to create more impactful products that improve our world. Along with the other productivity boosting features in this release of ExpressPCB, I am looking forward to seeing the new products that we will help to bring to life together," said Natasha Baker, founder and CEO of SnapEDA.

ExpressPCB’s vision is to make PCB design readily available to every person on the planet.  We help bring your ideas to life through powerful, easy to use, intuitive, capable, free to use PCB Design software that is integrated to a world class PCB manufacturer. 

About ExpressPCB

ExpressPCB is an established leader in providing software and manufacturing solutions for high quality, low cost, and quick turnaround prototyping. With more than 20 years of experience and over 1 million successfully completed PCB projects behind us, our customers have experienced the difference that we bring in the electronics industry. ExpressPCB is committed to improving the overall process for design engineers of all levels and abilities with the fastest to learn layout software available with seamless integration to PCB ordering and manufacturing.

ExpressPCB’s Schematic and Layout tools are simple and unencumbered by multiple layers of menus, options and settings that more advanced PCB Design suites require mastering before you even start on your design project.

If time is of the essence and there is a need to quickly turn out a prototype to get a project off the ground, then ExpressPCB is the only choice.

For more information about ExpressPCB’s PCB solutions, please visit www.expresspcb.com.

About SnapEDA

SnapEDA created the first search engine for electronics design. We help engineers design electronics faster by removing barriers. Our search engine provides computer-aided design (CAD) models for circuit board design, helping engineers shave days off product development, so they can focus on design optimization and innovation. Our community of over 1 million professional engineers is making everything from medical devices to electric airplanes. SnapEDA is funded by Y Combinator and private investors. Learn more at www.snapeda.com.

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