Electrical CAD Package Box

Test drive Electra absolutely FREE! No forms to fill out, nothing to cancel, no gimmicks and no strings attached! You can immediately install the FULL version and be using it just seconds from now! You get a full 30 days to see just how powerful it is. If you love it, simply purchase the affordable license and continue using it. If you don't, you'll never be charged a single penny. There's nothing to lose, but a lot of time and frustration saved!


  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8 - 32 or 64 bits.
  • Microsoft Visio 2003/2007/2010/2013 - 32 bits only, incompatible with 64 bits.
    (why, why and why?)
  • Works with all Visio editions standard/professional/technical/academic.
  • The Trial version does not include the following stencils: Layout3D. They are only included in the Release version (standard and professional).

Installing Electra E6.

Electra is a Microsoft Visio solution and requires Microsoft Visio to operate. It is strongly recommended that you install Visio before installing Electra. To install Visio, follow the instructions listed on the Visio documentation.

To install Electra E6:

  • Exit any applications you are running.
  • Double click on the installer and run the installer program.
  • Read the End User License Agreement and if you agree to the terms, click Accept.
  • Click on the installation button to begin installing.

Enabling Macros.

Electra uses macros in Visio. If your installed copy of Visio is set to High or Medium security, you may be prompted for permission to run a macro every time Electra is activated or have Electra disabled altogether. To enable macros and Electra:

  • Start Electra by double clicking on New Electra Drawing.vst.
  • Visio will ask you about trusting us as a publisher, as listed below. Click “Trust all from publisher”.

    Enable macros in Visio
  • In Visio, you will also be asked to turn on macros as listed below. Click on “Enable Macros”.

    Enable macros content

About the Trial Version.

  • The Trial Version is limited to 30 days, after which productivity tools will be disabled.
  • You may not be warned about the expiry of the trial period.
  • All drawings, information and data created using the Trial Version will still be usable even after expiry of trial period.

Microsoft Visio

Electrical CAD software on Visio

Download a Trial version of Microsoft Visio here.

Tip: How to download Microsoft Visio Trial.

New Electra® E6 Brochure (PDF)

Electrical CAD Brochure

Electra Sample Drawing (PDF)

Electrical CAD Sample drawing in PDF

Electra® E6 User Manual (PDF)

Electrical CAD User Manual in PDF

Microsoft Visio Viewer

Allows anyone to view Visio drawings and diagrams (created with Visio 5.0 through Visio 2013) inside their Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 5 through 10) Web browser. Download here.