Video Guide

Video Guide to Pad2Pad

Learn key software functions in minutes!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JZGcFWXJu8

Get started with our software basics and learn about the toolbars, footprints, traces, and placing orders.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCk6Vn63o80

You can draw ANY board shape you want!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dUg-PSMJ1o

Use our ‘trace simplification’ command to fix redundant trace pads by simplifying traces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJWDUpmTDQI

Automatically reroute traces with our powerful auto-route tool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eo_dLFy9R9s

Able to carry a higher current than thin traces, add ground planes to your design to reduce electrical cross-talk and noise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXj1LAqHCd0

Easily design fingers for insertion into an edge connector.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BCFAWZ14fk

Create any custom shape with our polygon tool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwrtjcthuZM

You can create custom footprints for your PCB.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-UjSHxErJc

If you created traces manually and didn’t create nets, it’s easy to create nets from traces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVp1AmJjT5A

With our edit nets dialog tool, you can define and edit existing connections.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1oDf5Lnmqk

Learn about using and editing the different layers of a PCB.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAxyI4iMdNQ

This tool protects your design stability and shows you broken connections when you rearrange any part of your board layout.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh3cFQAnlfw

Switching from a 2-layer board to a 4-layer board is easy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNfO0O7L7-Y

Use snap-to grid, snap-to angle, or snap-to line to snap objects into the correct spot when designing your board.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY31fw51YM8

If you need to create a footprint for a device with rectangular leads, watch this video.