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Altium Designer gets 2019 update

30 April 2019 Design Automation

Altium Designer 19, the latest version of the company’s flagship PCB design software, introduces new features aimed at making the design of complex, high-quality projects easier, faster and more accurate, from concept to production.

Altium Designer 18 introduced a modern graphical user interface, multi-board functionality and a redesigned bill of materials (BOM) management system, all built on 64-bit architecture. Altium Designer 19 expands on these features with technologies that simplify the design process and further unify the schematic, layout, and post-design processes.

New capabilities that accurately model high-density interconnect structures, give designers confidence when manufacturing cutting-edge high-density boards. An enhanced PCB materials library allows designers to create accurate impedance profiles for routing and manufacturing. The optimised component panel and part search allow parts to be found and placed in the design even if they are not already in the library, with the automated acquisition of supply chain as well as CAD data.



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