Top 5 iOS apps for Electronics Engineers 2020

Out of the plethora of applications available on the App Store, we have shortlisted the top five iOS apps for electronics engineers or essentially anyone who is interested in electronics. These apps will help you optimize your workflow and not look beyond your pocket for seemingly easy tasks.

If you don’t use an iOS device and got on this page by some error, we have a list of apps for electronics enthusiasts using Android as well!

EveryCircuit

iOS apps for electronics engineers

The idea: This is the best application for circuit building and simulation. It is available for all major platforms like Android, iOS, and Windows. It has a really pleasing UI packed with powerful features that give you an insight into the operation of your circuit. Simplicity combined with power takes this app to the top of our list of must-have applications for electronic students, professionals, and hobbyists.

Cost: This application is free to download with limited features and an option to purchase the full version (Rs. 920).

User’s ratings: 4.8/5.0 

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Features

  • Animations of the voltage waveform and current charges
  • Animations of capacitor charges
  • Analog control knob to adjust component parameters
  • Automatic wire routing
  • Oscilloscope
  • Seamless DC and transient simulation
  • Components: Sources, signal generators, controlled sources (VCVS, VCCS, CCVS CCCS), resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, potentiometer, lamp, switches, SPST, SPDT, pushbuttons, NO, NC, diodes, Zener diodes, LEDs, MOSFET, BJT, OPAMP, digital logic gates, relay, 555 timer, counter, 7-segment display, and decoder.

Electronics Engineering Toolkit Pro

iOS apps for electronics engineers

The idea: As the name suggests this app is analogous to a toolkit for engineering students, engineers, and hobbyists. It provides more than 100 electronic applications, resistor color codes and much more on the go. It is available for iPhone and iPad. 

Cost: Free and Pro versions (Rs. 370)

User’s rating: 4.8/5.0 

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Features

  • Amazing multi-functional keyboard
  • Color code picker
  • Audio scope and frequency pitch detector
  • Favorites page
  • Frequency generator
  • A huge components reference section with data sheets in PDF format
  • Simple and quick unit converter
  • Real time circuit simulator
  • E series , parallel and min/max calculations

Electronic Toolbox Pro

iOS apps for electronics engineers

The idea: This app is similar to Electronic Engineering toolkit and is almost equally good. It provides electronic reference and calculation for electronics professionals, students and hobbyists. This app is compatible with iPod touch, iPhones and iPad. 

Cost: Paid (Rs.550)

User’s rating: 4.8/5.0

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Features

  • Numerous individual tools from ‘A’ like ASCII table to ‘Z’ like a Zener diode’s calculations
  • Resistor color code conversions, PCB trace tools
  • Various circuit calculation tools
  • Reference tools with over million component specs for ICs, transistors, FETs, etc.
  • Includes scientific desktop calculator, frequency generator, and oscilloscope
  • more than 300 packages like DIP, SIP, SOT
  • No internet access required and ad-free
  • Special keyboard for quicker entry of SI units
  • Conversion tools, such as Unit conversion tools, HEX/Decimal/Float, etc.      

Electronics Engineering Pro

iOS apps for electronics engineers

This is a robust app that provides a comprehensive guide for electronics and communication engineering with more than 4000 terms to assist in learning. It includes graphical formulae and equations to enhance the learning experience in terms of design. This app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Cost: Paid (Rs. 120)

User’s rating: 4.5/5.0

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Features
  • It includes all calculators that are useful for ECE
  • Quiz to test enhance the knowledge
  • Staples to save frequent terms for future use

Datasheet (PDF) – ALLDATSHEET

iOS apps for electronics engineers

The idea: This app provides a fast, easy and accurate medium to find data sheets from a vast library on the go. It works with Alldatasheet, a popular website that provides access to a huge collection of data sheets.

Cost: Free.

User’s rating: unrated

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Features
  • Search using the part number
  • Download Datasheets in PDF format
  • Search for distributors, manufacturers, and price.
  • Option to buy the components

This was our list of the top five iOS apps for electronics engineers. Or anyone who is interested in dabbling into some electronics projects. Hopefully you will find them useful. If you know of an app that you think should be included in the list, feel free to mention it in the comments.

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