Which Capture is right for you?

 

OrCAD Capture or OrCAD Capture with CIS.

 

OrCAD Capture technologies come in different product configurations that offer specific levels of functionality to fit your budget constraints, design flows, and feature requirements. Compare OrCAD Capture and the optional OrCAD CIS to determine which best fit your design needs.

 

The OrCAD Lite version will let you experience all the features and functionality of the actual software limited only by the size and complexity of the design.

 

  OrCAD Lite OrCAD Capture

OrCAD Capture

with CIS

Schematic Entry and Circuit Design
Graphical, flat and hierarchical design LIMITED

Heterogeneous bus / NetGroup support LIMITED

Unlimited undo/redo LIMITED

Dynamically update hierarchical blocks LIMITED

Design reuse LIMITED

Reference external designs / circuits LIMITED

Tcl customization

LIMITED

Online design rule check

LIMITED

Unlimited user-defined properties

LIMITED

Support heterogeneous / homogenous parts

LIMITED

PCB forward- and back-annotation

LIMITED

Schematic part and library editor

LIMITED

44,000 Schematic symbols

LIMITED

Color components / nets

LIMITED

PCB cross-probing and cross-placement

LIMITED

FPGA design-in support

LIMITED

FPGA bi-directional support

LIMITED

Intelligent PDF creation

LIMITED

Flow support for most PCB layout tools

LIMITED

Property editor for pins, components, nets

LIMITED

Digi-Key (PartLink App) Component Parametric data directly from web

LIMITED

Export to PDF,DXF, EDIF, XML, ISCF

LIMITED

Design differences viewer

LIMITED

Import PSpice schematic, EDIF,PDIF,XML

LIMITED

Import PADS schematic design

LIMITED

Import Altium shcematic design  

Component Information System (CIS)
Centralized part information system LIMITED  

ODBC-compliant database support LIMITED  

Relational data support LIMITED  

MRP, ERP, and PLM integration LIMITED  

Graphical preview of database parts LIMITED  

Intelligent database query LIMITED  

Component property validation LIMITED  

Temporary / new part introduction LIMITED  

Extensive reports / report templates LIMITED  

Crystal reports for advanced documentation LIMITED  

Assembly Variants
Unlimited Assembly variant support LIMITED  

Part substitution and part "not present" support LIMITED  

Variant comparison reports LIMITED  

Print capabilities for variants LIMITED