New update of Altium CircuitStudio now available for download

Version 1.3 includes advanced manufacturing PCB design tools and ability to buy/renew app

element14, The Development Distributor, has launched the latest version of Altium CircuitStudio for download. This release includes new features and bug fixes including:

  • Advanced manufacturing PCB design rules
  • In-app license purchase and renewal
  • Updates to the CircuitStudio Home page
  • Fixed issues with importing Eagle design
  • Support for IPC-2581 output
  • Ability to import CircuitMaker PCB files
  • A redesigned Projects page
  • Support for importing Eagle hierarchical schematic format

Engineers looking to upgrade their version of the software can do this instantly through the Update System in CircuitStudio.

To download a free trial or learn more about this release and the product overall, join the element14 CircuitStudio community at



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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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