Malicious Site Warning

The KiCad team has become aware of an unknown actor running Google Ads pointing to a clone of the official kicad.org site. This site serves an unknown payload targeting Windows when the Download button on the front page is clicked. Unforunately, due to the nature of this attack, the options for action by the KiCad team remain limited. We advise users to remain diligent on the internet. In particular it is best to never click Sponsored Links in Google Search results as the KiCad team does not spend money on advertising.
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KiCad 7.0.9 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 7.0.9 bug fix release. The 7.0.9 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 7.0.8 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the version 7.0.8 bug fix release. The 7.0.8 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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CERN Support Changes

CERN has recently announced a change in their support of the KiCad project. They are stopping the KiCad donations program and are now paying for KiCad support contracts directly with KiCad Services Corporation. The full announcement is available on the CERN & Society Foundation website. The KiCad project would like thank CERN for all of their contributions. Their generosity has allowed the KiCad project rapidly progress to where it is today.
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KiCad Asia Conference 2023 Announcement

The KiCad project is excited to announce the first annual KiCad Asia Conference (KiCon Asia) in Shenzhen, China on Sunday November 12th. The conference will be held at the Aliyun Innovation Center. This conference is geared towards KiCad users in Asia. There will be talks from users of all skill levels as well as members of the KiCad Lead Development Team. The conference keynote talk will be given by Wayne Stambaugh, the KiCad project leader.
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KiCad 7.0.7 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the fifth series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.7 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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KiCad 7.0.6 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the fourth series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.6 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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HQ NextPCB Platinum Sponsorship

The KiCad project is excited to announce that HQ NextPCB has upgraded their sponsorship level from silver to platinum. HQ NextPCB has been generously providing user forum support for KiCad users in China. They have also greatly improved the Chinese translation of KiCad as well as our user documentation. They are also in the process of providing developer support for the KiCad project. The KiCad project would like to thank HQ NextPCB and their customers who use KiCad to design their boards for their support of the KiCad project.
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KiCad 7.0.5 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the third series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.5 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release. Due to a last minute critical bugs which affected 7.0.3 and 7.0.4 packages, there was no official 7.0.3 or 7.0.4 releases.

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KiCad 7.0.2 Release

The KiCad project is proud to announce the second series 7 bug fix release. The 7.0.2 stable version contains critical bug fixes and other minor improvements since the previous release.

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