I have used some motors and IR proximity sensors in my raspberry pi project. I need to create a schematics/blueprint of my circuit showing RPi GPIO pins connection with the components. Like PSpice ,QUCS or EasyEDA but having raspberry pi , motors and IR sensors as components in their design library.

I need not to simulate or run it , just need to create a circuit.


Fritzing is what you think you need.

But even if Fritzing has a lot of ready to use components you quickly will need to create your own! So, don't select a software only because it responds to your today's needs.

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I believe Eagle might be what you are looking for, but just looked at the Wiki page, and seen that it was bought by Autodesk last year - but they still supply a student free copy: https://www.autodesk.com/products/eagle/overview

Farnell owned it before and I believe developed libraries for the RPi, but you will need to check.

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Update to mid-2019:

Fritzing is still the answer. It is free, pretty open and bug free (for Mac OS at least) and there are a number of good components that you might be using in your breadboard already. It is a bit biased towards Arduino in terms of available and recent components; however, compared to subscription/licensed products, it works quite well - unless this is what you do - week after week. For the occasional use, I find it perfect. I have not tried CircuitMaker, which is a newer entrant into the "free" world.

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  • "Friends don't let friends use Fritzing." This changed my life: hackaday.com/2016/10/11/… – Brick Jun 5 '19 at 18:45
  • If you're actually going to create a PCB, I agree. If you're not, it is an easy way to document/think through a small idea. – John Stack Jun 6 '19 at 20:35

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