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3rd Party Libraries

User/3rd party made symbol libraries & footprints can be easily added to a KiCad project by going to the Preferences of the Symbol Editor and the Footprint Editor, then Manage Symbol/Footprint Libraries…->Project Specific Libraries->Add existing library to table (for more info see Digi-Key’s tutorial on importing libraries).

Useful Libraries


Other Tools for KiCad

Open-Source Hardware Repos

NOTE: not all repos listed are KiCAD based, but are great open-source references.