Altium Designer 16.1 Now Available

June 9, 2016 Matt Schwaiger

 

Altium Designer® 16.1 is now available to all Altium Subscription customers.

Altium Designer 16.1 Now Available

​Altium Designer 16.1 is here, and it’s better than ever! This release is available now as a free upgrade to all Altium Subscription customers and can be downloaded on the Altium Downloads page. Not an Altium Subscription customer? Contact our support team to upgrade.

In this release, we’ve packed in powerful technology to automate your documentation process and enhance your high-speed design workflow. Here’s what’s inside:

Draftsman™

Draftsman

It’s time to throw out that disconnected third-party documentation tool. Draftsman™ is here to unite your design and documentation process in the unified design environment you know and trust. With Draftsman™, you can:

  • Streamline and standardize your documentation workflow. Avoid wasting time importing and exporting interchange files when you make changes to your PCB with intelligently linked design data.
  • Intelligently automate your documentation process. Easily create fabrication and assembly drawings with fully customizable documentation templates.
  • Communicate design intent right the first time. Efficiently communicate design intent for manufacturing with powerful documentation markup tools.

New Technology

There’s a lot more to love in Altium Designer 16.1. Here’s some of the new technology we’re adding in this release to make your design process more efficient than ever:

Precise 3D Measurements
Precisely measure your board layout in Native 3D and clearly communicate design intent to manufacturing.
Precisely measure your board layout in Native 3D and clearly communicate design intent to manufacturing.

xSignals Wizard USB 3.0 Support
Automate your high-speed design process and create accurate high-speed board layouts with USB 3.0 technologies.
Automate your high-speed design process and create accurate high-speed board layouts with USB 3.0 technologies.

Design Environment Enhancements
Stay at your most efficient in your design process with a variety of UI optimizations and stability enhancements. See What’s New in Altium Designer 16.1 for a complete list of enhancements.

How to Upgrade

Altium Subscription customers can access the free Altium Designer 16.1 upgrade on the Altium Downloads page. Not an Altium Designer customer? Unlock your true design potential with a free trial

 

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