[time-nuts] OT: Eagle PC CAD now Autodesk, $500/year

EB4APL eb4apl at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 14:34:36 EST 2017


Thank you for your tip.


Ignacio, EB4APL

El 21/01/2017 a las 17:26, Graham / KE9H escribió:
> Your existing Eagle license should allow you to run your existing version
> indefinitely.
> I think it would be useful for a few years or so.
> I also think your existing license also allows you to run one copy on Mac,
> Linux or Windows.
> So, if you are on Windows 7 and think you might want to migrate to Linux or
> Mac,
> go download a copy of the other installers NOW.
> They have pulled down the Version 7.7 and all earlier version archive
> access on the main
> Eagle and AutoCad site, but the cadsoft ftp server is still up and
> serving.  I don't expect
> AutoCad to allow that to happen for much longer.
> ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/eagle/ <ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/eagle/program/7.7/>
> ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/eagle/program/7.7/
> Running real slow, (overloaded?) so be patient.
> The biggest issue with migrating to KiCad for me is walking away from ten
> years of
> "trusted" parts footprints.  Hopefully an Eagle to KiCad footprint
> translator would
> become available.
> I don't do enough hobby and incidental work to justify the $500 per year
> that it would
> take to replace my previous $125 every three years or so "Non-profit"
> license.
> --- Graham
> ==

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