Use the PADS free viewer to view databases and designs from PADS Logic or PADS Layout.

PADS Viewer Details Download Free Viewer

What is the PADS Viewer?

  • Free download!
  • No time limit
  • Reads designs from PADS2007.x and PADS 9.x
  • File size: 99MB
  • Current version: PADS 9.5 (Nov. 8, 2012)

What do I need?

  • PC - Pentium 4, 2+GHz recommended
  • Operating System: Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit), Windows XP Professional (sp2), Windows Vista Ultimate, or Business Edition (sp1)
  • 1 GB memory recommended
  • 1024 x 768, 256-color display

What can you do with the PADS Viewer?

  • Open any PADS Logic or PADS Layout database
  • View designs with full graphical control
  • Share designs with colleagues who don't have PADS installed on their PC
  • Review placement and routing and design-rule definition with others on your team