There’s an interesting topic with great replies in our forums (and on the oshw list), “KiCAD vs Eagle” – post up which tool your prefer, why and list specific features. Post here in the comments, on google+ or in the forums! EasternStarGeek writes…
I’ve been looking at Eagle and KiCAD, trying to decide which one is worth the investment of my time. Right now, KiCAD is coming out ahead, despite the tremendous popularity of Eagle. I like KiCAD because there is no board size limit, and the footprints aren’t tied to the part numbers (being somewhat anal, I like to design my own, thank you very much!)
So- I’m prolly gonna go for KiCAD. I’m interested in hearing from users out there- pro and con.
(CAD or not, though, I’ll NEVER give up my quadrille-ruled Lab Notebooks!)
Many thanks, everyone!
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