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PADS 9.5 Now Available

Jim Martens

Jim Martens

Posted Oct 18, 2012

PADS 9.5 is now available for download on SupportNet at

PADS 9.5 includes the following new features:

  • Virtual pin support
  • Bottom View (Mentor Idea D254)
  • Automation interface enhancements (Mentor Ideas D2749, D3246, D3247, D3248)
  • Placement Keepouts in Decals (Mentor Ideas D258, D383)
  • Plane Connect in PADS Viewer (Mentor Idea D8539)
  • Chinese translation of DxDesigner and PADS

PADS 9.5 includes the latest release of DxDesigner (EE 7.9.4) which includes:

  • New Start-up Screen
  • Graphics Improvements
    • New Grid
    • Navigation View Window
    • Layered Graphics
    • In-line and multi-line editing
    • Dynamic Graphic Violation Highlight
    • Consistent Windows-like Layout Across Platforms
    • Tool Tip Hierarchical Preview and Navigation
    • Connectivity Advisor
    • DxPDF™  Now Included in the PADS ES Suite

Please see the Release Highlights for more information on the contents of this release.


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I am looking for the latest download of pads 9.5 for license server and clients. I have my software file just need the latest software. I can't believe it's this hard just to get the software I paid for. You should go back to mailing CDs.

John Henney
3:31 PM Jan 30, 2013

Hello sir, I'm a PCB designer and i'm a customer is using 9.4 Pads, I have one problem with creating pdf file, but this function does not allow ordering of layers in the "selected layers" area. I hope in this new version (ver 9.5) would allow me to ordering the layers in the "selected layers" area , it's not arrange in numerical order of the layers. That is the opinion added little to improve this software. I very appreciate this software, I hope someone can help me one script for this function at now with version 9.4. Best Regard Khanh Nguyen PCB Designer

khanh nguyen
5:37 AM Oct 19, 2013

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