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How to open .dwg file extension?

File Type : 3D graphics file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .dwg file extension?

.dwg file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
DWG stands for drawing. The DWG format is licensed to Autodesk for their AutoCAD application. These are the drawings created with AutoCAD, a professional CAD program. It contains vector image data and metadata that describes the contents of the file. DWG is a proprietary format and can only be created in AutoCAD. Other CAD programs can usually import it, but not create it. To be flawlessly used in other CAD programs, DWG files are often exported to DXF interchange format. DWG files can be opened using Autodesk's free DWG TrueView program on Windows. They can also be opened by other third-party applications that support the DWG format. Important: Several variations of the DWG format have been published by AutoCAD. While all those formats are similar, their file structures are slightly different. Therefore, third-party CAD programs may be able to open only some DWG files.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .dwg files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Autodesk Design Review
  • AutoDWG DWGSee
  • CorelCAD 2014
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe 21
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016
  • Autodesk DWG TrueView
  • CADSoftTools ABViewer
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe 2015
  • TurboCAD LTE Pro 6
  • Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer
  • AnyDWG Any DWG to PDF Converter
  • Serif DrawPlus
  • Bricsys Bricscad
  • Dassault Systemes DraftSight
  • Wout Ware DWG DXF Sharp Viewer
Google Android:
  • AutoDWG DWGSee
  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD 360
  • Bricsys Bricscad
  • Dassault Systemes DraftSight
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2015
  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • CorelCAD 2014
  • IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe v8
  • Microspot DWG Viewer
  • progeCAD iCADMac