Electronic circuit simulation uses mathematical models to replicate the behavior of an actual electronic device or circuit. Simulation software allows for modeling of circuit operation and is an invaluable analysis tool.
This roundup only includes software with a graphical user interface. Circuit simulation backends are covered in this roundup. And software that offers electronic design automation are also covered in a separate roundup.
We include software which acts as a simulation backend. We also include software with a GUI that lets you use these backends. Here’s our verdict captured in a legendary LinuxLinks-style chart.
Let’s explore the GUI circuit simulators at hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, a screenshot of the software in action, together with links to relevant resources.
|GUI Circuit Simulators|
|logisim-evolution||Design and simulate digital logic circuits|
|Qucs-S||Provides GUI for different circuit simulation kernels|
|Digital||Digital logic designer and circuit simulator designed|
|Qucs||Stands for Quite Universal Circuit Simulator|
|Xschem||Schematic capture program|
|XCircuit||Circuit drawing and schematic capture tool|
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