Footprint Expert - Version Comparison

The Footprint Expert product line is diversified to suit your specific needs, whether you are looking for one quality part or an entire library of parts. If you want to evaluate the more powerful library management features of the Footprint Expert, please register or login to request access to the Evaluation version.

The download link below gets you both versions - just choose what you want to use!

FREE Footprint Expert Pro         Footprint Expert vs. Altium FP Wizard         Footprint Expert vs. LP Wizard



 
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Parts on Demand (POD) - 2 million parts*
    - Access individual parts for 3D STEP
    - Access individual parts for CAD
    - Access existing parts via POD Subscription (as low as $0.05 per part)

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Request new parts
    - New part requests start at only $5 (see details here)
    - POD Subscription needed
      (without subscription, there is an extra $1 or $2 fee at time of download)
      New part request process is not ITAR compliant




IPC-7351 Compliant mathematical calculations
IPC-J-STD-001 Compliant for solder joint goals
IEC 61188.7 Compliant Default Zero Component Orientation
ITAR Compliant
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Output 3D STEP
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Output footprints to CAD formats**
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Rotate or Mirror component & Footprints
Query Pad Stack and Drafting features
Toggle Layers and change colors
Automatically generate parts from component dimensions
Print datasheet
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Enter component dimension to automatically generate parts
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Automatically build parts without limit on pin quantity
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Contains adware, connection to Internet required
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Browse FPX Files to View component and footprint dimensions
   (allow co-workers and customers to browse your personal library)
CAD LEAPTM Technology (Libraries Enhanced with Automated Preferences) - dozens of options to auto-rebuild entire libraries
Open unlimited selective Preference files
Multiple users can share same Global Option files (preferences)
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Create non-standard parts (asymmetrical, different size/shape pads)
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Utilities (unit, hole/pad size, & axial lead form calculators)
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Browse, edit, update FPX library files
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Batch-build and mass-edit entire CAD libraries in seconds
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Network use, company-wide solutions for team collaboration
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Calculate, create and modify all IPC-compliant footprints you need!
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Create customized footprints for unique needs (modify options)
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* Footprint Expert Enterprise users can optionally purchase POD subscription to access any part on POD (100, 250, or 500 part/month limit).

** All Footprint Expert outputs (CAD formats and 3D STEP) are licensed separately. FPX data can be converted to 3D STEP only for standard parts (all Surface Mount and Through-hole component families listed in the Footprint Expert), not the more unique parts, such as connectors.

Are you using the LP Wizard or older solution we developed years ago? Most components built back then are now obsolete! You need to see our newest library solution - see what you are missing! Remember, PCB libraries are our passion - it is not just "another thing" we do. It is ALL we do!