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diy-layout-creator is a multi-platform electronic schematic, layout, and guitar wiring diagram editor

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DIYLC 3 is out! Follow the link in the left sidebar to download the latest build. Note that it's still a beta version and that some core pieces could be changed. Files created with the beta version may or may not work with the final version. However, if you find any bugs or think that I missed a feature that's important to you, go to Issues page and create an issue. Before doing so, please check that someone else hasn't requested the same thing yet.

Introduction

DIY Layout Creator (DIYLC in short) is freeware drawing tool developed with help of a large online community of DIY electronics enthusiasts. It incorporates many ideas that came from people using older versions of the application. The goal is to provide a simple interface and enough power to let the user draw schematics, board/chassis layouts and guitar wiring diagrams quickly and without a steep learning curve. Also, it is build around the flexible open source framework that may be used to draw pretty much anything.

Features

    platform independence, will run on any machine having Java JRE/JDK 1.6.0_10 or newer
    easy to use interface, most of the operations can be done using mouse
    draws schematics, board layouts and chassis layouts
    high flexibility, has the API to allow plug-ins and new components to be added without much trouble
    improved performance and reduced memory consumption compared to the previous versions
    save default values for each property of a component individually
    group components together and treat them as one, e.g. move, edit or delete
    export the output to image, PDF or printer
    export PCB trace mask suitable for toner transfer
    create a Bill of Materials as a part of the project or export it to few different file formats
    zoom in/out feature
    configurable grid spacing on the project level
    auto update checks for new versions
    import files created with older versions of the application
    create and load project templates
    [pending] integration with online project library, sharing your drawings with ease

http://code.google.com/p/diy-layout-creator/