Functionality, breadth of features and ease of use top what designers like most about their preferred CAD software, while cost is their biggest concern.
Those are the findings of a recent survey, undertaken by PCD&F, looking at which tools designers use – and which they prefer.
Of the 269 designers who responded to the survey, 62% indicated they were senior PCB designers, and nearly 45% of all respondents said they have over 30 years of experience in the industry, while three-quarters have more than 20 years’ experience. More than 68% work for OEMs.
What do designers like most about their preferred CAD software?
By far, functionality and breadth of features topped the list at 56%. Another 23% said their preferred CAD software is easy to use, while 6% said they like its speed best. Some 6% said it’s easy to learn. Cost was best for 5% of designers, and compatibility with other tools and collaboration capability received 2% of responses each.
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