Developer: Tien Thinh Vu
Current Version: 2.0
Last Updated: 10 months ago
Download Size: 6.6 MB - Download
ElectricDesign is graphical environment for creating electrical circuit plans, wiring diagrams via an intuitive user interface and electrically intelligent symbols in 2D.
Main Functions of the application:
- Pre-Defined electrical objects:
There are many predefined nice electrical, circuit objects for you to add to the design
- Add custom items to Template list:
Right click on a group of objects then select "Add to template list" to save them so that you can reuse it later.
Use this function to create your own interior item from many basic shapes.
- Basic shape :
There are many shapes to add to the design, including text box, round box, line connector, callouts....
- Over 3000 Beautiful Symbols:
More than that, there are over 3000 beautiful symbols to add the view.
Please press the "Smile icon" button on the left to add and select any symbol you want.
- Drag/Drop Image from Finder (or press Cmd-V to paste image from current Clipboard):
The application allows users to drag/drop many image files directly from Finder to current editing window.
- Customizable shape:
Drag (create new) custom object into the draw view, double click on it to edit shape
- Customizable Color / Font / Size / Line Type
- Unlimited Undo/Redo (shortcut key: Cmd-Z / Shift-Cmd-Z)
- Copy / Paste (shortcut key: Cmd-C / Cmd-V)
- Group / Ungroup Items (shortcut key: Cmd-G / Shift-Cmd-G)
- Lock/Unlock items position (shortcut key: Cmd-L / Shift-Cmd-L)
- Shadow supported
- Snap to Grid
- Auto Align with another object when resize or move
- Change display order
- Export to png, jpeg, tiff, pdf image file (shortcut key: Cmd-E)
- Print supported (shortcut key: Cmd-P)
- More print setting
- Hold CONTROL to resize/rotate a group of selected objects
- Add shape operation: Combine, Append, Separate....
- Allow to edit any object shape in a separate dialog
- Rectangular/Polar array copy functions added
- Support to input Feet, inchs with Fraction (e.g.: 2’ 3 1/2” )
- Fix many bugs
Most Helpful Reviews
Fantastic App !! Perfect for Tube Amp Projects!!! - Easy to use, well thought out app! Very intuitive and attractive ! Select-and-place circuit design comes pre-loaded with tons of attractive electrical symbols. Stable and responsive. A great solution for those of us who don’t need full-blown circuit analysis programs. Highly recommend you give this a try!
Too Basic for Circuits Class - I download this because PSPICE isn’t available for OS X. It is very limited and does not have a lot of the functions required for my circuits class. It is completely useless for everything past the simple R, RL, RC, and RLC circuits. While it has some logic and semiconductor devices, the devices do not have enough functions for most applications.
More Reviews for Current Version
Limited import - This app is pretty cool, but you are stuck with the designs that come with it, or the ones you make yourself, since there is no ability to import any other type of file formats. I have hundreds of electrical schematics on DWG, but I cannot import them. Other than that it would be a pretty cool app. As it is I could not recommend it, but add some import ability, and I’d happily use it all day.
Some good things, some things could be better. - The more I use this application the more I like it. However, in the beginning, I was quite disappointed at the limited number of “useful” symbols there are in the library. To be fair, I am not an electronics kind of person and there are many symbols in the library. I simply wanted a way to create primitive AUTOMOTIVE wiring diagrams to express some pretty simple ideas. Looking at diagrams from people that actually are electronic savvy, mine are very primitive, but the symbol choices in the library did not help me much with my particular projects. I have completed quite a few projects with this program and have become considerably more efficient at drawing my own versions of simple relays, connector housings, motors, even primitive, but effective, sketches of mechanical projects. I like that I can copy items I created from different layer within the same project file, or even from one project file to a different project file, reusing common components. One feature I really like is the ability to group components together so when you relocate the “assembly” to a different place on the drawing (or to another layer or project file) all of the components stay in the same relationship to each other as they were originally drawn. You can break the dependancy temporarly to modify individual components them re-group them when finished with the edit. :) I have tried to save some of my own “created symbols” in the symbol library but I find them cumbersome when I want to change their size in later drawings. My original disappointment has dissipated as my skill level and familiarity with this program has improved.
It will do what I need but would not use as a full time tool - I am using the App to perform one task, bringing a house to updated code. App is quirky and shuts down every 15 minutes or so; if work was saved it remains, otherwise it is lost. Very limited in what I would think would be obvious household electrical components. has outlets but no indications for GFCI outlet or partially switched outlets. LED lighting is not available. and the repeated system drops have cost me an hour today alone. That makes the App much more expensive than the actual cost to purchase!!!!! Fix the crash issue. Think electrical supplies, need more objects… Also it would be better to allow wire linking from one object to the next without regrabbing the icon. If it is possible, i did not find the option. Remember Save, work, save, work, SAVE or lose your work...
Very Useful for Automorive Circuit Digrams - I Searched around for something to help recreate the ciurcuit diagram for my classic car before I started making mods and the was the most useful program I found. Works well once you learn the UI but has a habit of crashing and restarting. Save frequently.
ELECTRIC DESIGN - Great app. Covers all the symbols you may need