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NI Ultiboard Professional Product Features

The Ultiboard layout and routing environment is available in different packages to ensure you have the professional tools, models, components, and functionality to efficiently complete your design. The tables below showcase some of the features in each package. Download the PDF for a complete list of Ultiboard features.

Layout Features Ultiboard Full Ultiboard Power Pro
Gridless follow-me placement
Push and shove/part and trace placement
Keep-in/keep-out areas
Re-architected forward/backward annotation
Real-time DRC
Customizable layer viewing
Enhanced 3D visualization with print
Dimensions on PCB and landpatterns
Net bridges
Export to Gerber format
3D visualization inside circuit board
Cross-probing with NI Multisim
Ruler bar alignments and measurements
Microvias
Testpoint insertion
Automatic tear-dropping
Copy route and replicate place functions
In-place footprint editor
Mechanical CAD import/export
Ability to export 3D info in 3D IGES, DXF formats
Copper amount and testpoint report
Number of pins supported2000Unlimited
Spreadsheet viewLimitedComplete

Routing Features Ultiboard Full Ultiboard Power Pro
Auto-placement
Pin and gate swapping
Interactive auto-routing
Constraint driven routing
Manual preplacement: components, vias, traces
SMD mirroring
Net shielding
Topology: shortest, daisy chain, star
Ability to prioritize routing order
Ability to route an individual net
Route an individual net
Differential pair routing
Group auto-place
Group auto-route
Pin number limit 2,000Unlimited
Maximum number of layers464

NI Circuit Design Suite

The Circuit Design Suite is a complete printed circuit board (PCB) design, simulation, validation, and layout platform. The platform combines the ease of use of the intuitive Multisim environment with Ultiboard software for the layout and routing of PCBs. The Circuit Design Suite offers substantial savings over purchasing the individual software.

  Circuit Design Suite Base Circuit Design Suite Full Circuit Design Suite Power Pro
Multisim Base  
Multisim Full  
Multisim Power Pro  
Ultiboard Full 
Ultiboard Power Pro  

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