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Welcome to the PADS Maker SchematicPADS Maker Layout, and PartQuest documentation home page. Here you will find links to help you get started with your Maker or MakerPro edition of PADS Maker. and

For those upgrading from Designer to PADS Maker or PADS MakerPro, click here. This link will provide you with the following information:

  • How to upgrade from Designer 1.0 or 1.1 to PADS Maker
  • Compatibility of xDX Designer projects/files with PADS Maker
  • How to take PADS Maker Layout files into PADS Layout
  • How to take PADS Maker Schematic files into DX Designer for PADS Flow
  • How to import symbols and footprints created using Designer 1.0 or 1.1 to PADS Maker

 PADS Maker Specifications by Version 


No.# of Connections


Board SzieNo.# of Layers
PADS MakerPro SchematicMakerProunlimitedN/AN/A
PADS Maker SchematicMaker1500N/AN/A
PADS MakerPro LayoutMakerProunlimited50 sq. inches8 total/6 signal
PADS Maker LayoutMaker150025 sq. inches6 total/4 signal

System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Hardware Requirements

  • Memory/RAM: 2GB or higher
  • Disk space for installation: 1.2GB

For additional information, please see our PADS Maker FAQ

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 Layout Home Page  

 PartQuest Home Page

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