KiKit 1.5.1


Automation for KiCAD boards

Automation for KiCAD boards

Stars: 1396, Watchers: 1396, Forks: 187, Open Issues: 51

The yaqwsx/KiKit repo was created 4 years ago and the last code push was 15 hours ago.
The project is very popular with an impressive 1396 github stars!

How to Install kikit

You can install kikit using pip

pip install kikit

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add kikit

Package Details

Jan Mrázek
GitHub Repo:


No  kikit  pypi packages just yet.


A list of common kikit errors.

Code Examples

Here are some kikit code examples and snippets.

GitHub Issues

The kikit package has 51 open issues on GitHub

  • feat: plugin able to show/hidden selected item only.
  • Fab export for multi Unit Symbols with multiple footprints
  • Shapely >= 2.0 Support
  • Footprint with edge cut placed on back causes KiKit to flip edge cut vertically
  • 'SwigPyObject' object has no attribute 'FootprintLoad'
  • Support for fileformat changes since 06/20/23
  • Ngi0 reuse
  • Docker cntainer nightly-v7 gives me "An error occurred: Operation not permitted"
  • Add "fab" Neoden YY1
  • KiKit does not respect clearances in HV Designs
  • Feature Request: Crop Silkscreen going outside of PCBs area.
  • Possibility to offset the alternated PCB's in a row/column.
  • Separate fails to copy outline if it contains circles with angles other then multiple of 90 degrees
  • create stencil for adhesive layers

See more issues on GitHub

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