PADS PCB Design Tools
Now there’s an economical way to upgrade from a PADS Bundle (065, 066, 075, 095, 100, and 125) to the PADS ES Suite. Learn more
PADS®, Mentor Graphics’ world-leading desktop PCB design tool, enables you to develop PCBs within a highly productive, scalable, and easy-to-use environment.
PADS solutions cover the spectrum of PCB development, from schematic entry to manufacturing preparation. But, unlike other products, we’re not ‘one-size-fits-all.’ With PADS you buy what you need. PADS Suites, available in three configurations, are our newest solutions, tailored to meet the design needs of each individual.
Ideal for the Electrical Design Engineer looking for rapid product definition. Includes Design / Constraint Definition, Advanced Component Search & Verification, and Variant Design. Learn more
Designed for the Layout Designer who wants to quickly define and complete PCB designs. Design Definition, PCB Layout, Auto-routing, and 3D Viewing are included. Learn more
Created for Engineers who want complete product definition within a single solution and Layout Designers who need high-speed routing capabilities. Contains the PADS DS & LS Suites plus Analog Simulation, SI Analysis, Advance Rule Development, Interactive High-Speed Routing, advanced 3D Viewing, and Thermal Analysis.