KiCad for OS X is available as two disk images (dmg). You usually want to install both.

KiCad is supported on OS X 10.7 through OS X 10.12.

  • KiCad main package contains the KiCad suite, documentation, schematic symbols, translations, and some templates. It gets footprints from the internet.

  • KiCad extras contains the footprints and all the instructions you need for making printed circuit board layouts while offline.

Stable Release

Current Version: 4.0.6

Nightly Development Builds

The nightly builds are snapshots of the codebase at a specific time. They may contain more bugs than usual, although we try our best. Use them for testing the newest features: