The popularity of the SPICE circuit simulator has translated into various offerings, suited for different compute platforms. SPICE3, the latest Berkeley offering. It has the advantage of being freely available, to support a wide variety of models, and to run on all UNIX platforms. It is downloadable.
HSPICE (from Avant!) offers a more robust, commercial version of SPICE. No free copies here. If interested, contact Avant!.
PSPICE. This popular version of SPICE, available from Orcad (now Cadence) runs under the PC and Macintosh platforms. An evaluation version, which can handle small circuits with up to 10 transistors, is freely available. For a full fledged version or for more information, please contact Orcad. AIM-spice is a pc-version of SPICE with a revised user interface, simulation control, and with extra models. A student version can be downloaded. A complete list of all SPICE offerings (and software downloads for a wide range of platforms).
A newer, more modern version of MAGIC is available from a company called MicroMagic. Check their Web-page for up-to-date information on their layout program, called MAX, which runs under SUN Solaris and LINUX.
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