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Fritzing is a simple electronics prototyping software. It allows you to assemble your circuit on a virtual [[breadboard]] to document it, which can be handy when sharing project descriptions.
 
Fritzing is a simple electronics prototyping software. It allows you to assemble your circuit on a virtual [[breadboard]] to document it, which can be handy when sharing project descriptions.
  
 
For more advanced functions, you might be interested in [[KiCad]] as well.
 
For more advanced functions, you might be interested in [[KiCad]] as well.
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== Creating Your Own Components ==
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You can draw and enhance [[SVG]]s of custom components: ''[https://m.heise.de/make/artikel/Neue-Bauteile-fuer-Fritzing-erstellen-so-geht-s-4072734.html heise (DE)]''
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However, it is arguably a much better use of your time to learn a proper EDA program like [[KiCad]] if you plan to create custom parts or PCBs.<sup> [https://hackaday.com/2016/10/11/creating-a-pcb-in-everything-friends-dont-let-friends-use-fritzing/]</sup>
  
 
== Further Reading ==
 
== Further Reading ==

Latest revision as of 14:03, 14 July 2019

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Fritzing

Fritzing-screenshot.png
Type: EDA (electronic design automation)
Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows
License: GNU GPLv3 (code),
CC-BY-SA (images) [1]
Source: http://fritzing.org/home/
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Fritzing is a simple electronics prototyping software. It allows you to assemble your circuit on a virtual breadboard to document it, which can be handy when sharing project descriptions.

For more advanced functions, you might be interested in KiCad as well.

Creating Your Own Components

You can draw and enhance SVGs of custom components: heise (DE)

However, it is arguably a much better use of your time to learn a proper EDA program like KiCad if you plan to create custom parts or PCBs. [2]

Further Reading