CAD: Altium Designer

CAD: Altium Designer
Minimum Subscription Required:

How to access this item?


* To download the installation file from Altium website, you will need to contact CMC to obtain an Alitum account.


Altium Designer is an EDA software package used for implementing schematic, PCB design, FPGA and embedded software design as well as providing Mixed-Signal simulation, and analog and digital circuit analysis. All capabilities are provided with a common project view and data model while allowing users to customize the workspace to suit their particular way to work. More information on Altium Designer is available from

Note: You will be contacted with specific installation instructions once the order has been processed, which will be completed within 1 business day.


Technical Details

Software Version 17
Operating System Windows 7, 8 and 10
Bit Level 32-bit, 64-bit
Software Access Download from Altium*
Software Access Key Via CMC Microsystems CADPass software
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What You Get

  • Faculty with a Professor Research Subscription receive access that allows you, your students, and your research staff to access ALTIUM software.
  • Five concurrent use instances per tool from the subscriber’s research team, to access a shared license pool.
  • Access for one year  


Altium Designer Quickstart Guide

Licensing Requirements or Restrictions

  • Use of this design tool is restricted to university research only.
  • Access to the software license keys are limited to faculty, their students and research staff.
  • Any NDN university Professor Research Subscriber is authorized to access this product. 
  • Use of this design tool is subject to the software licensor’s usage terms and conditions set out in their End-User License Agreement which can be found at

If you need more help, contact our Licensing Administrator at 613-530-4787 or

Acknowledging CMC

If your research benefits from products and services provided by CMC Microsystems, please acknowledge this support in any publications about your work. For more information, please visit Acknowledge CMC.