NI Ultiboard Product Features


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


Ultiboard VersionStudentEducationFullPower Pro
3D preview in component 3D propertiesXXXX
3D preview in main screenXXXX
3D printingXXXX
3D Viewer (height, color, shape)XXXX
Push and shove component placement (New in 10.1)XXXX
Push and shove trace placementXXXX
Comments on layout (formerly Redlining feature)XXXX
Dimming inactive information to the backgroundXXXX
Export - Gerber filesXXXX
Filter errors/warning in the Spreadsheet output windowsXXXX
Forward/Backward annotationXXXX
Object information with a tool-tip labelXXXX
Grouping (group/ungroup selection)XXXX
Save designXXXX
Selection filtersXXXX
Standard Clearance OptionsXXXX
User LibraryXXXX
Via stack inside a SMD padXXXX
Cross probing between UB and MS/MCXX X
Auto-alignment  XXX
Change trace width "on the fly" XXX
Corporate Libraries XXX
Customizable layers viewing for glue, paste, solder XXX
Customization of report generator XXX
Dimensioning  XXX
Export - IPC-D-356A Netlist XXX
Export - SVG files XXX
Full screen mode XXX
Follow-me routing XXX
Import - DXF files XXX
Import - Orcad PCB files XXX
Import - Protel PCB files XXX
Jump to error XXX
Keep-in and keep-out XXX
Multiple open documents XXX
Net bridges XXX
Net shielding XXX
Ruler bar alignments XXX
Ruler bar measurements XXX
Show drill size in pads XXX
Split power planes XXX
Pin necked trace support XXX
Polar grids XXX
3D visualization of the inside of the PCB X X
Ability to "turn off" ratsnest for selected nets X X
Additional net options like Max/Min Width, Max/Min length X X
Auto jumper placement – inserts jumper into a net X X
Automatic Tear dropping  X X
Copper Amount Report X X
Differential Impedance Calculator X X
Differential Pairs X X
Enter Coordinate dialog from Spreadsheet X X
Equi-space traces support X X
Export 3D information in DXF format X X
Fan-out option for components  X X
In-place footprint editor X X
Mechanical CAD X X
Microvias X X
Multiple Clearance options  X X
Paste Special X X
PCB design savable as a reusable component X X
PCB Transmission Line Calculator X X
Pin and Gate Swap X X
Place objects within a predefined array X X
Replica place X X
Spreadsheet view - Complete X X
Technology Files (Load and Save) X X
Test point insertion X X
Test Points Report X X
Topology choices: Shortest, Daisy chain, Star X X
Unplace components X X
Export 3D IGES X X
Connection machine X X
High Speed X X
Component place sequencer X X
Variant Support X X
Layer limit64646464
Trace rubberbandingXXXX
Autoroute (Start/Resume button) XXX
Automatic test-point placement XXX
Autoplacement XXX
Net shielding XXX
Router support for pin and gate swap  XXX
BGA fanout X X
Bus routing X X
Differential Pair routing X X
Group Autoplace X X
Group Autoroute X X
High Speed X X
Optimizer X X
Prioritize routing order (by net) X X
Route a single net X X
Topology choices: Shortest, Daisy chain, Star X X
Layer limit28464
Evaluation (Unactivated) Mode X X
Pin number limit550None2000None


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