How to Install the SnapEDA Plugin for KiCad:

  1. Download the SnapEDA KiCad Plugin (
  2. Please follow the step below according to your operating system:


    In your Home directory, create a folder named .kicad_plugins.
    -Extract the file inside of it.

    After unzipping, move both file and imagemagick folder into %KICAD_INSTALL_PATH%/share/kicad/scripting/plugins.
  3. In KiCad, click on Edit PCB 
  4. In Pcbnew, click Tools > External Plugins > Refresh Plugins.
  5. You will now be able to see and initiate the SnapEDA KiCad Plugin from within the External Plugins dropdown.
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