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.

The KiCad project hosting has moved to GitLab at https://gitlab.com/kicad.

Bugs can be filed on the GitLab KiCad issue tracker at https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/issues.

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 not on GitLab
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Main website:
http://kicad-pcb.org

User forum:
https://forum.kicad.info/

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

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.)

Project information

Licence:
GNU GPL v3

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5.0 series is the current focus of development.

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Latest version is 5.1.5
released on 2019-11-14

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  • KiCad 5.1.5 Released on 2019-11-27
    The 5.1.5 stable release of KiCad is now available for download at http://kic...
  • KiCad 5.1.2 Released on 2019-04-26
    The 5.1.2 stable release of KiCad is now available for download at http://kic...
  • KiCad 5.1.0 Released on 2019-03-14
    The 5.1.0 stable release of KiCad is now available for download at http://kic...
  • KiCad 5.1.0-rc2 Released on 2019-02-25
    Release candidate 2 of version 5.1 of KiCad is now available for download. Th...
  • KiCad 5.1.0-rc1 Released on 2019-02-11
    Release candidate 1 of version 5.1 of KiCad is now available for download. Th...