Proteus 8 is one of the tools needed for circuit design and simulation, including:
Application Framework – A single application integrated with ISIS, ARES and 3D Viewer is displayed in a tabbed module. Switch between tabs on a single monitor. Or drag and drop tags to display them in a separate window.
Common Parts Database – a unified database of all parts and items in the current project. Allows to automatically update data between Proteus modules (eg schematic and PCB).
Real-time Netlist – Real-time network performance can be maintained and accessed throughout the system. Enables real-time schematic edits with Reflective PCB Designer, BOM and Explorer.
3D viewer now compatible with DirectX (and OpenGL), and can run in multiple threads. ARES changes, including the real-time update mechanism, will be reflected in the 3D viewer.
BOM – New BOM module with PDF, HTML and Excel output. The new editor property grid allows you to easily add data to reports.
IDE integrated into VSM Studio for simulation and debugging of Proteus VSM. Automatically configure the compiler and debug the target firmware.
The limitation is that it does not allow you to save, print, or design your own microcontroller-based model (however, you can write your own software to run it to follow existing design examples for it. ‘evaluation.), but it includes everything. The functions provided by the professional system include netlist based PCB design and auto placement, auto routing and graphics simulation based functions.