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How to Install Logisim on Windows?

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 16 Dec, 2021

Logisim is a very powerful tool that is used to design and simulate digital logic circuits. Digital logic circuits are the electronic circuits that are made up of using different logic gates like AND gate, OR gate, NOT gate, NOR gate, NAND gate, etc. Logisim is free and open-source software that helps in simulating not only electronic circuits but it has the ability to simulate the entire CPU. It is a cross-platform software. Logisim was developed by Carl Burch. Different versions of logisim have been released. The latest version for windows is 2.7.1

Features of Logisim:

  1. It has a simple and easy-to-understand interface that can be used easily.
  2. It is a Java Application means it can run on any platform which supports Java.
  3. Logisim supports different operating systems like Windows, Linux, Mac, etc.

Requirement for installing Logisim:

The main requirement for any system to install logisim successfully is that a system should be able to run Java 5 or later. Logisim can be installed successfully for systems with dual-core, i3, i5, or any other processor with a minimum ram of 512 Mb and any version of Windows after Windows XP.

Installing Logisim on Windows:

Follow the below steps to install Logisim on Windows:

Step 1: Visit this URL using any web browser.

official logisim page

Step 2: On this page, all the features and minimum requirement of the system to install logisim is given. Here the download link of the logisim program is given. Click on the download link.

download logisim

Step 3: After clicking on the download link it will redirect to another page that has the link to download logisim for windows, mac, and a .jar file for any platform. Click on Logisim’s SourceForge.net page link.

Logisim's SourceForge.net page

Step 4: After clicking on the link the page will be redirected to another website that has the logisim program for windows. Click on the download link, downloading of the executable file will start shortly. It is the latest version 2.7.1 It is a small 6.6 MB file that will hardly take a minute.

download the executable file

Step 5: Now check for the executable file in downloads in your system and run it.

logisim icon

Step 6: It will give a warning about the publisher as it is open-source software so it is contributed by the community with the main developer Carl Burch, please ignore the warning and click on the Run button.

ignore this warning

Step 7: After clicking on the Run button, logisim will initialize its interface for the system and will check for Java support, it will take only a few seconds.

installing logisim on macos

Step 8: Software is loaded successfully and the interface is visible with all the tools.

Running logisim

Congratulations!! At this point, you have successfully installed Logisim on your windows system.

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