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The Best Design Collaboration Tools for Electronics Engineers
Altium 365 includes the best collaboration tools for electrical engineers, MCAD engineers, and PCB design professionals.
How to Build a New Data Management System
Listen to the Podcast: Download this episode (right click and save) Watch the video: Show Highlight - Pro Tips! How do you build a new data management system? Build templates and defaults (files) and remember to always do this FIRST - copy the Altium defaults and set them up from there. Please review all the parameters and learn how they flow. Then check in to Concord / Altium365. Review and organize your categorization system. Make templates
PCB Sharing and What Data You Can Share in Altium 365
Open up your design data files with your team using the PCB sharing features in Altium 365.
SUBCKT Sharing: The Fastest Ways to Share SPICE Models Online
SPICE simulation files shouldn’t be difficult to find. Use Altium 365 to store, track, and access your SUBCKT files for sharing.
Altium OutJob Files vs. Project Release: What's the Difference?
Altium OutJob files provide an easy way to create, export, and organize your PCB fabrication files. Now when you need to share your data through the cloud, you have other options.
How to Use Design Data and PCB Templates in the Cloud
Altium 365 provides an easy way to store, manage, and access PCB templates as part of design reuse. Learn more in our short guide.
Guide to Choosing Version Control For Your PCB Design Projects
If you’re deciding on a version control system for your hardware projects, use the cloud-connected PCB design and management environment in Altium 365.
How to Automate Electronic Component Data Tracking
Today’s design tools can help automate collection and tracking of electronic component data. Here’s how Altium Designer keeps your components healthy.
Best Practices for Using PCB Reference Designs
Reference designs can help you get started building a new system, but watch out for these pitfalls if you plan to use reference designs for your PCB.
How to Share PCB Design Data: Best Practices for Sharing PCB Files vs. Sharing PCB Projects
When is it best to share files vs. sharing projects for your PCB design? Altium 365 gives you both options in your web browser or within Altium Designer.
PCB Footprint Creation and Reuse with Altium 365
Many components come in standardized packages, but not all component manufacturers provide CAD models and schematic symbols in their PCB libraries. These CAD models show the location of pins, silkscreen information, centroids, and pads as they should appear in your PCB layout. PCB component creation can get repetitive when you need to apply an existing PCB footprint to a new component. With the component creation tools in Altium Designer and the
Managing Symbol and PCB Footprint Libraries with Altium 365
When you need to collaborate on printed circuit design projects, you have a few options for sharing data. Your projects need to contain schematic symbols and PCB footprints in order to be opened on another computer, and the old ways of sharing this data are inefficient. If you have access to a cloud application that integrates with your PCB design tools, sharing data becomes easy, and you won’t be prone to neglecting shared data. Altium 365
Common Printed Circuit Board Defects You Can Fix in the Cloud
Solve these printed circuit board defects you can fix with the cloud collaboration tools in Altium Designer.
Sync Your Electronics Inventory Management System With the Cloud
Do you use internal databases and tracking tools for electronics inventory management? Sync your inventory management system with the cloud.
Working with Customer PCB Fabrication Data Through the Cloud
Manufacturing won’t begin until you can receive and inspect PCB fabrication data from customers. Here’s how Altium 365 helps by bringing design and fab data into Altium Designer.
Complete Guide to PCB Component and Design Reuse in the Cloud
Isaac Newton once said "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants." Not all designs need to be remade from scratch, and if you organize your designs properly you can easily reuse your old design data in a new project. PCB design reuse practices are great for cutting down design time and ensuring all your products live up to the same level of quality. It’s all about making sure the knowledge you’ve gained from building
Gerber Compare in Altium 365's Online Platform
Gerber compare features are a very important part of a design review. Here’s how you can use Altium 365’s cloud platform to share and access Gerbers from project revisions.