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Welcome to the PADS Innovator Schematic, PADS Innovator Layout, and PartQuest documentation home page. Here you will find links to help you get started with your Maker or Student edition of PADS Innovator and create a PartQuest account to use with your PADS Innovator software.

Based on the high-powered Production version of PADS Innovator Schematic software, the Student and Maker versions allow you a 1500 electrical connections not including power and ground nets. This large number of connections allows you to complete most Student and Maker designs. Additionally, PADS Innovator Layout provides you with 50 sq. inches of board space and 6 layers of design space.  Like Schematic, you are allowed up to 1500 connections for the Student and Maker versions of PADS Innovator Layout. After reviewing System Requirements, follow this link to purchase PADS Innovator software: Need link for purchasing PADS software. If you need help getting your Designer products up and running, see the Installing and Activating Designer Products page. (Update link.)

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

PADS Innovator Specifications by Version (Edit titles of table)

For additional information, please see our FAQ. (Link to FAQ)


 Schematic Home Page

Layout Home Page (insert link to Layout)

PartQuest Home Page


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