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CADSTAR - Proven expert desktop PCB design solution


CADSTAR, Zuken’s production proven expert desktop PCB design solution allows an intuitive and complete design flow for EDA engineers and designers alike, from the initial schematics and PCB design to manufacturing output.


  • Schematics
  • Constraint Browser
  • Placement Planner
  • High-speed routing
  • Signal Integrity
  • Power Integrity
  • EMC 
  • 3D Mechanical verification.

Optimized for the typical small and mid-sized design team, it also appeals to individual all-rounders and corporations operating across multiple sites.



Benefit from leading PCB design technologies

Some of the latest enhancements to CADSTAR include...

CADSTAR Activ-45 - Advanced 45-degree routing and pushing 


The advanced Activ-45 router provides the ultimate in speed and precision for manual routing, offering single-click ‘follow me’ routing with automatic completion, using push-aside, springback and segment break options to tackle even the most complex layout challenges.


CADSTAR Touch: PCB design assistance from your tablet or smartphone


CADSTAR Touch is a free PCB design productivity App for iOS and Android devices that allows remote control of CADSTAR’s view and program functions. 

  • Drag to pan and pinch to zoom the CADSTAR display view
  • Double tap to view all
  • Execute user-defined CADSTAR macros
  • Customize the number of macros displayed on your phone or tablet
    Operate using voice control (Android devices only)
  • Learn more >> (opens new window) 


Plus get local support from our global network of representatives offering you the assistance you need, when you need it.

Step up to CADSTAR - Start your trial today.


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Terms and conditions

  1. This CADSTAR Evaluation is. a fully working version of CADSTAR Extreme/ CADSTAR Kynetic depending upon your geographic location.
  2. Licensing is limited to one license per registrant for a 30-day period.
  3. This is different to our other free PCB design software 'CADSTAR Express'.
    CADSTAR Express is limited to 50 components and 300 pins - however, there is no time limit on its usage.
  4. Zuken reserves the right the withdraw this offer at any time.