PADS Standard

PADS Standard is ideal for less complex board design, and where cost is a high priority.

For PCB designers and engineers looking for high-value, production-proven tools, PADS Standard provides schematic design and layout capabilities in an intuitive and easy-to-use environment.

Features included:

  • Schematic design
  • PADS AMS Cloud online circuit simulation
  • Layout
  • Component part selection and verification
  • Powerful search and filtering with component information management
  • Create custom, IPC-compliant land patterns


  • Easy to learn and use
  • Proven technology for PCB design, analysis, and verification
  • Accurately handles your tough design problems
  • Reduces design time
  • Full 3D visualization, placement, and clearance check
  • Enables collaboration with MCAD environment

PADS Standard and Standard Plus Overview

Free download PADS Standard/Standard Plus Viewer

There is an option to download PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer for free. That way users can view and share PADS Logic and PADS Standard/Plus Layout databases.

To be more specific, with PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer you can:

  • Open any PADS Logic or PADS
  • Layout database
  • View designs with full graphical control
  • Share designs with colleagues who don’t have PADS installed on their PC
  • Review placement and routing and design-rule definition with others on your team
  • Feel free to contact us for more information or assistance with downloading the PADS Standard and PADS Standard Plus Viewer.

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