How to Install the SnapEDA Plugin for KiCad:

  1. Download the SnapEDA KiCad Plugin (

  2. Please follow the steps 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.

You will now be able to see and initiate the SnapEDA KiCad Plugin from within the External Plugins dropdown.

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