First things first welcome to the new Autodesk EAGLE forums! It has been a wild journey since Cadsoft joined the Autodesk family back in June 2016, and we’re excited to finally settle into our new home. To kick things off, we wanted to put together a thread of basic information for everyone getting started with Autodesk EAGLE.
We released version 8.0 of EAGLE this month (January 2016), which contains some great new features for schematic editing, PCB layout, and design reuse:
There’s a lot more in this release. Be sure to check out the official Autodesk EAGLE release notes for all the details.
Where to Get Support
There’s a ton of options for getting your questions answered. You can start here on the forums to connect with one of the Autodesk EAGLE Support Specialists. There is also:
Where to Find Stuff
If you’re an existing EAGLE user then you might be searching for documentation, ULPs, etc.. that were all on the old cadsoft.io website. Here’s where they can be found on the new Autodesk EAGLE website:
New EAGLE Licensing
As many of you have seen by now, we’ve rolled out a new licensing model for Autodesk EAGLE with a simple monthly or annual subscription. There are several points we’d like to clarify about this new subscription model:
The Future of EAGLE
This is an incredibly exciting time for the future of EAGLE, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts on all the new features we plan to add in the future. Here is what we are working on now:
We Want Your Feedback
We’re always looking for feedback on the changes that we’re making to Autodesk EAGLE. Please feel free to start a discussion on the forums here to get a conversation going. We’re reading all of it, and want to make Autodesk EAGLE the best PCB design tool of choice for every engineer.
Thank you for reading,
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