Mentor Graphics PADS

The industry-leading, high-productivity, PCB-centric design solution for independent engineers

  • Rapidly design, analyze, and implement quality hardware systems
  • Scale to fit project complexity and budget
  • Maintain your competitive edge with continual product upgrades


Compare all three PADS solutions

PADS provides a full range of products for use by independent engineers in PCB designs of any complexity.

PADS® Standard

Basic PCB design software at an unbeatable price

  • Quality PCB schematic and layout tools
  • Affordable cost of access with easy scalability
  • Full-featured packages start at € 4,995!


PADS Standard Plus

A full PCB design flow with advanced tools for hardware engineering

  • Configured for PCB designers who also need analysis and verification
  • Easy to use without compromising capability
  • Advanced layout and high-speed constraints


PADS Professional

The most advanced toolset for the engineer who does it all

  • Tackle the most complex challenges better and faster
  • Xpedition® technology delivers incomparable performance at a remarkable price
  • Increase productivity opportunities spanning PCB design and FPGA co-design
  • Analyze and verify designs for signal/power integrity and thermal conditions with HyperLynx®
  • Utilize powerful yet easy-to-use capabilities for integrated RF, sketch routing, and true 3D design


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