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DesignSpark Mechanical Premium Modules

These are ideal for when you need to take your DesignSpark Mechanical designs to the next level.


DesignSpark is a community where engineers can find a huge repository of resources to help them with their designs and project aspirations, including free design tools for 3D CAD design, Electrical CAD and PCB layout, our extensive Product Data Library (PDL), our great Toolbox App, as well as a huge library of component models, and an active design forum.

Download these free Design tools at DesignSpark:
  • DesignSpark Mechanical 3D CAD modelling software
  • DesignSpark Electrical Design Software
  • DesignSpark PCB layout design tool

We also feature premium paid for module add-ons for DesignSpark Mechanical which adds full import and export abilities for IGES and STEP file types, GD&T and much more, turning DesignSpark Mechanical into an industry standard package on par with bespoke software.

Supporting these tools is one of the industry’s largest online databases of free engineering models. Featuring schematics, PCB component libraries, and a large archive of 2D and 3D CAD models in many formats including PADS, OrCAD, Altium and CADSTAR.

A wide range of other tools are also available:

  • Schematic aids
  • Circuit simulation
  • Circuit design tools like the Toolbox App
  • Software development tools.

The ‘Design Centre’ at includes resources for leading development board platforms such as Raspberry Pi, Arduino and mbed, as well other areas for 3D CAD design and open-source development. You will also find a wide range of supporting content, including blogs and product reviews of the industry’s newest product developments.


  1. What is DesignSpark?
    DesignSpark is website where design engineers like you can find a huge range of resources to help with your new designs. You can read product reviews, ask and answer questions, download free CAD design tools.
  2. How much does it cost to register?
    It's absolutely free to become a member - simply go to and you can join right now.
  3. What's in it for me?
    When you join DesignSpark you'll immediately have access to a whole range of ideas and design tools that can help you with your designs, you can interact with the DesignSpark community, read about great design projects, enter competitions, receive our innovative weekly newsletter, and much more.