OrCAD Academic Program

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Get FREE access to the same tools the professionals use for the duration of your studies. Whether you are looking to have access to complete assignments / classwork or looking to expand your own knowledge while in school OrCAD has you covered. Request access today and see how OrCAD can help you design the future.

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  • Free access to industry leading OrCAD PCB design software covering everything from board design through simulation and release to manufacturing
  • No limits to design size or complexity (the same tools the pros use)
  • Stand above the rest with special student rates for OrCAD online training and a chance to become OrCAD certified

*OS Requirements: Windows 7 or Windows 10 required. Virtualized machines may need extra hardware to run (available at additional cost).

*License term is 1 year. Can be renewed as long as student is actively enrolled in an engineering program 

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