DWG File Extension

File Type

AutoCAD Drawing Database Format




CAD Files





Basic information about the DWG file

Files with the DWG extension are found in 5 operating systems which include Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Windows. CATIA is a very common application as a tool for handling DWG files. The developer of this program is Dassault Syst?mes S.A.. In addition, the AutoCAD, Autodesk Design Review, DWGSee, DWG TrueView programs can be used to open files with the DWG extension.

The structure of such files is typical of CAD Files. The DWG file extension can also be found in 158 in other file types and may not be supported by CATIA or similar programs. The format of this particular AutoCAD Drawing Database Format file was developed by Autodesk. Modification or reading of files with the name AutoCAD Drawing Database Format in many cases is done in the CATIA program. DWG detailed description

Our tools for working with the DWG file

DWG File Extension

What is a(n) DWG file??

DWG file extension is a CAD drawing type. DWG stands for Drawing Interchange Format. It was developed by Autodesk in order to allow different CAD applications to share data with each other. The DWG file extension is used to store 3D models, 2D drawings, and related data within a single file.

The DWG format is the most popular 3D modeling format in use today. There are many CAD software programs that can save models as DWGs, including AutoCAD, Alias StudioTools, CATIA Studio (SAP), Creo Parametric (PTC), FreeCAD (GNU), Google SketchUp, Inventor Fusion (Autodesk), LightWave 3D (Newtek) and Rhino3D (McNeel).


DWG File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the DWG file. They will help you use your DWG file in the way you want. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any DWG file.

DWG File Opener

DWG opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your DWG file. If you already open the DWG file, you will have more options to work with the file.

DWG File Viewer

The DWG Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Go to the subpage, select your DWG file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

DWG File Converter

You can always try to convert the DWG file if you have problems with any operations. Converting the DWG file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

DWG File Editor

DWG editor allows you to edit the data contained in the file. If you need to be able to edit the DWG file as much as possible, then it is best to install special software designed for this purpose. Check out our DWG file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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