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  1. INTRODUCTION
    4 Topics
  2. CONDUCTOR AND CONDUCTIVE PATHS
    3 Topics
  3. ZERO PCB
  4. OVERVIEW OF ELECTRONICS
    4 Topics
  5. CLASSIFICATION OF PCB
    2 Topics
  6. EAGLE OVERVIEW
    2 Topics
  7. COMPOSITION OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD
    3 Topics
  8. BRIEF ABOUT COPPER
  9. COLOR OF THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD
  10. PCB MANUFACTURING
  11. PCB DESIGNING
    2 Topics
  12. PCB DESIGNING SOFTWARE
    3 Topics
  13. SCHEMATIC STUDY
    4 Topics
  14. PCB TERMINOLOGIES
    13 Topics
  15. ROUTING
    5 Topics
  16. GERBER GENERATION
    4 Topics
  17. GROUND PLANE
  18. BILL OF MATERIAL
    1 Topic
  19. MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITY
    1 Quiz
  20. ROUTING RULES
    6 Topics
  21. ACTIVITY 1
    1 Quiz
  22. ACTIVITY 2
    1 Quiz
  23. ACTIVITY 3
    1 Quiz
  24. ACTIVITY 4
    1 Quiz
  25. SCHEMATIC DESIGN
    13 Topics
  26. LAYOUT DESIGN
    8 Topics
  27. ERC
    8 Topics
  28. DRC
    3 Topics
  29. ACTIVITY 6
    1 Quiz
  30. Activity 7
    1 Quiz
  31. ACTIVITY 8
    1 Quiz
  32. ACTIVITY 9
    1 Quiz
  33. ACTIVITY 5
    1 Quiz
  34. ASSIGNMENT 1
    2 Topics
  35. ASSIGNMENT 2
    1 Topic
  36. MISCLLANEOUS ASSIGNMENT
    1 Topic
Lesson 12, Topic 3
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HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE SOFTWARE

07/06/2021
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Installing Autodesk EAGLE On Windows

For our installation blog, we’ll be working with Windows 10

  1. First, download your installer on the Autodesk Eagle free download page.
  2. When your download is finished, open
    Autodesk_EAGLE_8.0_English_Win_64bit.exe

    If you get a security warning, select the Run button to continue.

  3. Select the Yes button on the next Windows security dialog box to allow the EAGLE Setup app to make changes to your device.

  4. You should now be looking at the EAGLE Setup wizard. First, accept the license agreement, then select the Next button to continue progressing through the setup process to create your installation folder and the desktop shortcut.

    eagle-license-agreement

    Get started with the Autodesk EAGLE setup processing by accepting the license agreement and selecting ‘Next ‘.

    5.On the final step of the wizard, select the Install button to begin the installation process.

    autodesk-eagle-setup-install

    Select the Install button once you have all of your setup settings finalized.

    6.With your installation complete go ahead and open Autodesk EAGLE. The first time you run Autodesk EAGLE, you’ll need to sign in to your existing Autodesk account or create a new account.

    autodesk-account-login

    Log into your Autodesk account or create a new one to get started with Autodesk EAGLE.

After signing in you should be greeted with the familiar yet new Autodesk EAGLE Control Panel as shown below! You’re ready to start your next design.

eagle-control-panel-windows

The new Autodesk EAGLE Control Panel in Windows 10.

Quick Note: The first time you open Autodesk EAGLE you’ll likely get a warning dialog saying that a directory doesn’t exist for your files. Autodesk EAGLE is just letting you know that it needs to create this directory to store all of your project files and such. You can select the Yes button to create this directory, and this warning will never show up again.

Installing Autodesk EAGLE On a Mac

Autodesk EAGLE is one of few PCB design software available on Mac, which makes it the tool of choice for the growing numbers of Mac-centric engineers out there. The installation process to get Autodesk EAGLE running on a Mac is just as simple as Windows, here’s what to do:

  1. First, download your installer on the Autodesk Eagle free download page
  2. When your download is finished, go ahead, and open
     Autodesk_EAGLE_8.0_English_Mac_64bit.pkg

    to begin the installation wizard.

  3. Select the Continue button to progress through the installation setup process which includes accepting the license agreement and choosing an installation location.

    eagle-install-macos-start

    Cruise through the Autodesk Installer on Mac OS with the Continue button to accept the license agreement and installation location.

  4. On the final step of the wizard, you’ll select the Install button to begin the installation process. When the installation completes, select Close.

    eagle-install-macos-complete

    Select the Install button to start your Autodesk EAGLE installation.

  5. With your installation complete go ahead and open Autodesk EAGLE from your Launchpad. The first time you run Autodesk EAGLE, you’ll need to sign in to your existing Autodesk account or create a new account.

After signing it, you’ll be greeted with the Autodesk EAGLE Control Panel as shown below. You are all set on Mac OS!

eagle-macos-controlpanel

All set for your next electronic design project with Autodesk EAGLE in MacOS.

Quick Note: The first time you open Autodesk EAGLE you’ll likely get a warning dialog saying that a directory doesn’t exist for your files. Autodesk EAGLE is just letting you know that it needs to create this directory to store all of your project files and such. You can select the Yes button to create this directory, and this warning will never show up again.

Installing Autodesk EAGLE On Linux

Linux is the operating system of choice for those wanting complete control over their computing experience. It’s incredibly easy to get started with Linux these days, and if you’d like to follow along with us, we’d recommend downloading one of the most popular Linux distributions – Ubuntu.

We’ll be installing Autodesk EAGLE on the latest release of Ubuntu, version 16.04, 64-bit. Here’s how to get started:

  1. First, download your installer on the Autodesk Eagle free download page.
  2. Next, you need to extract
    Autodesk_EAGLE_8.0_English_Linux_64bit.tar.gz

    To do this, open your Downloads folder, right-click the Autodesk EAGLE file, and select Open With Archive Manager.

    archive-manager-linux

    Open your downloaded Autodesk EAGLE installer with the Archive Manager in Ubuntu.

  3. Now select the Extract button and extract the folder to your preferred location.

    eagle-installer-extract-linux

    Extract all of your Autodesk EAGLE files to a location of your choice.

  4. You should now have an extracted eagle-8.0.0 folder to work with. Right-click this folder and select Open in Terminal.

    eagle-terminal-linux

    Open your newly extracted eagle-8.0.0 folder in the Ubuntu terminal.

  5. To run Autodesk EAGLE, all you need to do now is enter “./eagle run” and press Enter. Give it a few seconds, and you’ll be greeted with the Autodesk login screen.
  6. Sign into your existing Autodesk account or create a new one and you should now be seeing the Autodesk EAGLE Control Panel. If a warning dialog opens to create a new directory, select the Yes button.

    eagle-control-panel-linux

    Ready to begin with the Autodesk EAGLE Control Panel in Ubuntu.

You’re done! Anytime you want to run Autodesk EAGLE in the future simply pop open your terminal, navigate to the eagle8.0.0 folder, and enter “./eagle run” to bring up your Control Panel.