Proteus – FREE PCB Footprints and 3D Models

How to import our free library content into Proteus Libraries.

Proteus 8.8 with Library Loader V2.27 or later


Proteus 8.7 or earlier

  1. Click the PCB Layout icon on the main toolbar
  2. Select “Import Package” from the Library menu
  3. Extract the *.asc file from the Proteus folder of the Downloaded Zip and then browse to it and click Open
  4. Click Next>
  5. Select Mechanical Layer for the Assembly Drawing and than click OK
  6. From the 3D Mechanical Model tab, select the M-CAD (STEP or IGES) File option and then click the folder icon
  7. Extract the *.stp file from the 3D folder of the Downloaded Zip and then browse to it and click Open
  8. Click OK
  9. Done

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