Altium Limited (formerly known as Protel until 2001)

Altium Limited (formerly known as Protel until 2001) is an American, Australian-domiciled owned public software company that provides PC-based electronics design software for engineers who design printed circuit boards. Founded as Protel Systems Pty Ltd in Tasmania, Australia in 1985, Altium now has regional headquarters in the United States, Australia, China, Europe, and Japan, with resellers in all other major markets.  

Industry:              EDA, Printed circuit board, FPGA, Embedded Systems, Electronics Design

Founded:            1985

Founder:             Nick Martin[1][2]

Headquarters:   La Jolla, California, United States; Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia


  • Altium Designer,
  • Altium Concord Pro,
  • Altium NEXUS, Vault,
  • CircuitStudio,
  • CircuitMaker,
  • Octopart,
  • Ciiva,
  • Upverter


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