How to add library in Proteus?

Proteus is simulation and PCB designing software. Many times we need to simulate different circuits before we actually develop it, This tutorial shows how to add library in Proteus 7 and Proteus 8.

Following are the simple steps to add Library in Proteus

Step 1: Download Proteus library zip file example ARDUINO Proteus library

Step 2: Unzip library folder. You will see two files names as *.IDX and *.LIB in some cases third file is *.HEX.

In our example it is ARDUINO.IDX and ARDUINO.LIB

Step 3: Copy and paste these files in LIBRARY folder of Proteus

If you are using Proteus 7 Professional, then the library folder link will be something like this: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Labcenter Electronics\Proteus 7 Professional\LIBRARY

If you are using Proteus 8 Professional, then the library folder link will be something like this: “C:\Program Files\Labcenter Electronics\Proteus 8 Professional\Data\LIBRARY”

Step 4: Close Proteus Software and reopen it to check it. That’s all.

You can find that adding library to Proteus, Arduino, Eagle is same just copy and paste the library files at proper location.

8 thoughts on “How to add library in Proteus?

  1. In proteus 8 goto:
    library menu
    library manager
    the device libraries pop up
    on lower left find create library
    then drag your download there

  2. hello sir, i have protus 8, and didnot find the library folder
    and kindly sir tell me that form where i download the library file of different IC,s (intigrated circuit )
    kindly upload in your site that we easily download it,

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