Registered 2009-10-13 by Manveru

KiCad is a set of applications used to capture electronic schematics and design printed circuit boards. KiCad runs on Windows, Linux, and Apple OSX and is released under the open source GNU GPL.

Please note that this is the KiCad developers website. If you have a user related question, please use one of the KiCad user resources listed in the "Community" section of the KiCad website http://kicad-pcb.org/.

If you wish to contribute to KiCad see the Developers section in the KiCad website at http://kicad-pcb.org/contribute/developers/.

Useful links
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Main website:
http://kicad-pcb.org

Users mailing list:
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/kicad-users/

Developers mailing list:
http://launchpad.net/~kicad-developers

Code repository (contributions are welcome):
https://code.launchpad.net/kicad

Official footprint repositories (contributions are welcome):
http://github.com/KiCAD (all repositories with '.pretty' suffix)

Official schematic parts and 3D models library repository:
https://github.com/KiCad/kicad-library

Library developers mailing list:
https://launchpad.net/~kicad-lib-committers

Official documentation repository:
https://github.com/KiCad/kicad-doc

Documentation team mailing list:
https://launchpad.net/~kicad-doc-devs

Daily builds of product branch PPA (for Ubuntu):
https://code.launchpad.net/~js-reynaud/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-kicad

Git mirror
https://github.com/KiCad/kicad-source-mirror
(Patches should be submitted to the dev mailing list, because as a mirror, pull requests are not supported.)

Useful Tools
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A separately maintained project that assists in building from source on
Windows:
https://launchpad.net/kicad-winbuilder

A script which automates the download and installation of footprint libraries
from github.com, should you decide not to use the standard "Github" plugin
for this same purpose:
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~kicad-product-committers/kicad/product/view/head:/scripts/library-repos-install.sh

Original Author's site:
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http://iut-tice.ujf-grenoble.fr/kicad/

Project information

Maintainer:
Wayne Stambaugh
Driver:
KiCad Developers
Licence:
GNU GPL v3

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Version control system:
Git
Programming languages:
C++, Python

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Latest version is 4.0.4
released on 2016-08-30

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  • KiCad 4.0.4 Release on 2016-08-30
    The 4.0.4 stable release of KiCad is available for download. Thank you to ev...
  • Switch to Git on 2016-08-22
    The KiCad project has now officially switched to Git as our development branc...
  • KiCad 4.0.3 on 2016-08-07
    The third bug fix version of the stable series 4 branch of KiCad has been rel...
  • KiCad 4.0.2 Released. on 2016-02-13
    The third release of the stable series 4 of KiCad has been released. This is...
  • KiCad 4.0.1 Released on 2015-12-09
    This is the second release of the version 4 stable branch of KiCad. It fixes...