Be smart and start with a free OrCAD version!
Follow the instructions on this page to get your hands on the free license. Until we receive your application for the student license, you can use OrCAD® Lite.
OrCAD Smart Start Lite includes:
|Capture CIS Database||Max. 1000 components|
|Capture Design||Max. 60 components/75 nets|
|PCB Editor Design||Max. 50 components/100 nets|
|PSpice A/D||Max. 75 nodes|
Get your hands on the OrCAD Smart Start package right now!
If you already have installed OrCAd Lite from a another webpage?
If so, you need to unstall this, and download the version below. This is important in order to be able to continue with the OrCAD Smart Start exercises and get the full flow experience.
User name: dlnordcad
Have you already installed OrCAD?
What's possible with OrCAD?
Students can upgrade to a full OrCAD package including all tools! - For free!
In agreement with Cadence, we offer all electronics students a free, full OrCAD software package.
The full OrCAD package includes tools for:
- Schematic design
- Component management
- PCB design
- PCB routing
- PSpice simulation
It is completely free of charge to use the OrCAD package during your entire education. You will be provided with all the right tools to support your projects.
|NB: Access to the full license is only possible with a valid license file!|
I would like to apply for a student license!
NB: You need to be enrolled in Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland!
To access a license, we ask you to fill out the form below.
When registerring for a license, you automatically sign up to our newsletter.
You will need to fill in you computer's Ethernet Adapters MAC address - here's a video tutorial that shows you how to find it:
Find Ethernet Adapters MAC address
Remember to send back the certificate as described in the email
Please note that your license should be renewed every 12 months!
We're almost done!
In a few days you will receive the full license file in an email from us, and you are now ready to configure the file.
If you have problems with the configuration, here's a video tutorial that guides you through the process.