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Altium Designer Software Subscription Levels.

Choose the level that’s best for you.

One Interface, One Data Model, Endless Possibilities.

Altium Designer offers a unified environment that empowers engineers with a single view of every aspect of the PCB design process including schematic, PCB layout, harness design, and documentation. By accessing every tool in one place, engineers can complete their entire design within the same intuitive environment and quickly deliver high-quality products.

Work from Anywhere, Connect with Anyone

Altium 365 is the cloud-based electronics product design platform that unites PCB design, MCAD, data management, and teamwork.

Support Your Complete Product Design Workflow

Altium Designer provides a complete solution for today’s product design experience in one unified environment. New technologies for multi-board design, mechanical CoDesign, and harness design help you to efficiently create products without needing any additional software.


Altium Designer is not just a requested tool, it’s a requirement that sets the standard in electronic design. Feature availability varies per subscription level. 

Trusted Technology
Everything’s Inside

Over 35 years of electronics design expertise,

built to meet today’s design challenges.

Quickly capture your design intent with a rich set of wiring tools, design verification, transparent netlist creation, and variation management.

Effortlessly design advanced electronics with intuitive navigation through all hierarchy levels, nets, and components.

Make the best part choices at design time with an intelligent platform that brings together schematic symbols and PCB footprints, lifecycle status, and supply chain planning in one centralized location.

Explore ideas before committing to manufacturing with fast and accurate simulation in an advanced SPICE engine. 

Efficiently explore an optimal layout with intuitive board planning technology. Native 3D support, layer stack management, and high-end controls including etch factor and surface roughness models give you all the power you need in a single design space.

Rapidly verify connectivity and design flexible circuitry for multi-board setups with product-level wiring, mating, and Native 3D. A clear definition of flex zones and bending lines makes it easy to verify fit for Rigid-Flex designs. 

Create wiring harness designs from logical connectivity through physical layout, manufacturing drawings, and documentation with familiar schematic editing and library management tools.

Route your way with a high-performance engine that lets you push, slide, hug, walkaround, and tune for delay at any angle. 

Expertly design high-speed electronics with a powerful tuning engine. Includes advanced pattern support, an EM solver for accurate propagation delay, impedance extraction, and Easy HDI structure integration. 

Integrate non-planar electronic designs into your Altium Designer projects with 3D routing. A 3D PCB integrates into an Altium Designer project in the same way as a standard PCB, with components and connectivity driven by your schematic design.

Effortlessly collaborate with your mechanical designer with bi-directional data transfer between Altium Designer and your MCAD tool. Supports industry-leading MCAD suites including Solidworks, Inventor, and Creo.

Connect your team and design data together in one centralized location for easy access. A scalable platform meets the needs of growing companies, including design workspaces, project lifecycle and release management, and team collaboration.

Ensure that your design is ready for production with support for every file that your manufacturer might need. We’ve got you covered with ODB++, IPC-2581, and Gerber X2 with a built-in CAM editor.

Instantly create detailed fabrication views of your board and components with Draftsman. MCAD-like dimensioning and intelligent reports make it easy to communicate design intent.

Features and Benefits 
Altium Subscription

Take advantage of the latest Altium Designer technology, professional support and training, and the Altium 365 cloud-based platform - all accessible with a single subscription - to get the most modern and connected experience for PCB design.

Altium 365 Cloud Services

Work in the cloud with confidence with automatic data backup, unlimited storage and complete security to ensure your design IP is always protected, your design is always under your control, and your data is always accessible to you.

Design Data Management

Connection to Altium 365 enables you to design with real-time component data - including lifecycle status, pricing, and availability. It’s all at your fingertips.

Libraries and Components

Organized on your cloud workspace, your component library is automatically updated with real-time information, and always accessible - anytime, anywhere.

Professional Training

Learn your tools - inside and out - with a comprehensive selection of engaging courses and materials provided by training professionals.

Latest Software Updates

With one major and one minor release every year, upgrade to the latest version for consistent and meaningful enhancements to your design experience.

Easy Administration

Easily assign and manage user roles and permissions across your team in a single, organized view within Altium 365. 

Professional Support

Optimize your performance and productivity by leveraging a team of technical and product experts who are committed to your success.

Altium Designer Software Subscription Levels.

Choose the level that’s best for you.

For Designers

For professional PCB designers and engineers to design PCBs with ease.

For Teams

For teams designing electronic products to efficiently collaborate within engineering and adjacent domains

Digital continuity and managed processes
For Organizations

For organizations to establish digital continuity and manage processes to help ensure product quality, faster time-to-market, and compliance.


Quick guide on your Licensing, Migration and Promo questions

Altium Designer's On-Demand licensing offers a global floating license capability, within the geographic scope of your license and the conditions set out in the EULA, without the need to implement your own dedicated server. This system provides a flexible, streamlined approach to licensing, allowing you to obtain a license in seconds, when and where you want it. For other license types, please contact your sales representative or chat with us.

Yes! The Altium Designer import wizard allows you to import your legacy design data from other ECAD tools such as ORCAD, PADS, Expedition, Allegro, DxDesigner, Eagle, and Zuken CR-5000/CADSTAR.

Altium 365 is the electronics product design platform that unites PCB Design, MCAD, data management, and teamwork together like never before. Design, share, and manufacture, all in Altium Designer without changing a thing about how you already work.

You'll receive a perpetual or time-based license of Altium Designer plus a Standard Subscription plan, which includes access to Altium 365 and:

  • Full 3D PCB Design Environment

  • Full PBC Layout

  • Interactive Routing

  • PCB Manufacturing File Outputs

  • Fabrication/Assembly Drawings 

  • CAM editor 

  • Access to over 600,000 components

  • Real-time tracking and parts information through Octopart.

After your first year, in order to remain on subscription, you will be charged an annual subscription fee. 

No other add-ons required. Altium does offer robust Component Management and PDN Analyzer for Visual Power Analysis that require additional licensing if you choose.

Trade up to Altium Designer
Trade in your  Cadence™ ,  Mentor™ ,  Zuken™ , or any 
other ECAD tool  to Altium Designer in three simple steps
Choose Perpetual License

Perpetual license allows you to pay the license once and use it forever. The perpetual license comes with one year of subscription.

Altium Designer Trial Request

Contact us for a 15-day full featured evaluation license with no technical limitations. We'll send you an email with access to the trial so be sure to check that your email address is correct.