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DWG AutoCAD Reader

As known to all, DWG is the native format of AutoCAD drawings. It is a proprietary format of Autodesk. Use our DWG AutoCAD Reader, you can open and view any AutoCAD files, for example, DWG, DXF, DWF. The free viewer reads  DWG, DXF and DWF files and also supports snap to geometry measurement take off. Free DWG Viewer is a software that helps you view DWG files. It boasts a simple interface and runs on the Windows desktop or inside web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Netscape.

DWG AutoCAD Reader can convert DWG, DXF, DWF, DWT to Bitmap, JPEG, GIF, PCX, TIFF, PDF, SVG, EPS, CGM. Indeed, it is a easy to handle software which has simple user interface, zoom-all/window, pan, rotate, layering, toolbar toggle. It assist you to batch convert DWG, DXF, DWF, DWT files and related source files (fronts, external blocks, figures) into folders. The current version backup AutoCAD R2.5-R2010 drawing file format (DWG, DXF,DWF).

Software Size: 4.96 MB  Software Version: 8.2.6

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Guide: How to Reead AutoCAD DWG Files and Convert DWG to TIFF ?

Preparation: Press the download button to download it, install and run it. This guide focuses on helping you edit DWG files and convert DWG to PDF, WMF, JPG, JPEG, TIFF, EPS, SVG, CGM within only four steps.

Step One: Download and install DWG AutoCAD Reader. Double click exe. file and run it on your computer.

The main interface is like following screenshot. On top toolbar, you can see, "File", "Option", "Batch Convert", "Tools", "Help", "Register Now".

Step Two: Load files into this software, then you can read and open AutoCAD DWG files. As you know, these supported input formats included AutoCAD DWG, DXF, DWF, DWT. On top menu, click "File", then select the first option "Open" button to load DWG files. Preview AutoCAD DWG file. It will automatically show you without any barriers.Any images can be enlarged by this software.

Step Three: If you wanna to convert DWG to TIFF in batch conversion, just click "Batch Convert", then select TIFF from sub-menu. Output formats includes PDF, WMF, JPG, JPEG, TIFF, EPS, SVG, CGM, etc.

 Step Four: After clicking "Batch Convert", it will pop up a new window, in following screenshot, you can see, "Add Files", "Set Target Folder", "Set Output Formats". Here, find your output destination and format is OK.

Useful Functions: Set searching directories. Here, you can set directories for search shx font file, xref block file, and raster file.



Key Features of AutoCAD File Reader

PDF - Supports DWG to PDF, DXF to PDF, DWF to PDF conversion.

SVG - Supports DWG to SVG, DXF to SVG, DWF to SVG conversion.

EPS - Supports DWG to EPS, DXF to EPS, DWF to EPS conversion.

WMF- Supports DWG to WMF, DXF to WMF, DWF to WMF conversion.

CGM- DWG to CGM, DXF to CGM, DWF to CGM Conversion.

PLT(HP_GL) - DWG to PLT, DXF to PLT, DWF to PLT Conversion.

Raster Image - Supports to convert DWG, DXF DWF to BMP, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG...

DWG, DXF version conversion.

DWF to DWG, DXF conversion.

DWG, DXF, DWF viewer and support print.

Replaces missing font files.

Recover - Batch recovers DWG, DXF files.

Separates layers to multi-independent drawing files

Multi-files Transmit.

Viewer - It is also a Free DWG Viewer.

What is DWG ?

DWG: The drawing format (DWG) is the native file format used by Autodesk's Autocad design software. It is used for storing 2D and 3D design information. Due to AutoCad's popularity as a software for computer aided design, DWG has effectively become the de facto standard for sharing CAD information.



References of DWG Reader Free Download

Supported Input Formats
Supported Output Formats


System Requirements of Free DWG Reader Download

Pentium 133 PC or better and 50 MB free hard disk space

32MB of RAM and Pointing device

800 x 600 VGA video display with 256 colors (1024 x 768 or higher recommended)

Windows NT Version 4.0 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 , Windows XP and Vista.


What News in DWG Free Reader ?

1 New Graphics Display Techniques

New graphics display techniques(Quick Mode)accelerates the graphics display performance, namely, the operation speed. You can shift between old and new modes. At present, Quick Mode does not support raster image display. If there are raster images in the drawing, please shift to old mode for images display. Shift between different modes only changes viewer display performances but has no effect on original or transformed files.

2. Missing Files Reminder

When external file quoted in Drawing are not found, the application activates the reminder button. Click this button, the application lists all missing files.

3. Automatically Apply Layout Paper’s Information

Generally, Layout contains Paper’s information. Activate this option, the application reads paper’s information contained; if available, Paper’s Information will be used in conversion.

FAQ About Free DWG File Reader

Q1: How can I register the trial version software?

A: Please click on the Buy Now link in our website to purchase the registration code,  or click on the Buy Now link in the trial version software, fill out the purchase form, and then the system will reply you an email embedded with the registration codes as soon as your charge is authorized, this will take few minutes to 1 hour. And then, please using the code to unlock the trial version software, all the limitations on the trial version, such as the warning message of the trial version software, will be removed at once. To prevent any type-in error, I highly recommend you trying to copy and paste the registration code, just move the mouse to the registration codes in the reply email, drag from left to right and make the codes high lighted, then press keys Ctrl + C to copy it into computer memory, then go back to the register dialog box, and press keys Ctrl + V to insert the codes.

Q2: What happens after I send the order?

A: Normally, you will receive your registration information in a few minutes after sending the online order form.

Q3: Do you have a local reseller or distributor here, I do not have a company credit card, how can I buy your software ?

A: Please click here for the local reseller in your region, and please contact with them for the purchasing. If you are unable to find the reseller in your region, please click on the "Buy Now" link in our website. or the "Buy Now" link in our trial version software, that will take you to the next page where you may choose Fax ordering or Purchase order, then go ahead to fill out the form, then you will receive an email that embedded with the printable invoice and the company details for you to complete the order. This is one-purchase fee software, annual fee NOT required,   the technical supports and future updates is free of charge.

Q4: Is it secure for me to order online?

A: Yes, it is. We are using E-Commerce Payment Processing Services.