DWG file extension

Have you ever heard of DWG file extension? I don’t think so. First for all, rest assured, it’s not a virus or trojan type file extension. File Extension DWG or also knows as AutoCAD Drawaing Database is file extension type used by AutoCAD. AutoCAD is a computer aided design software mainly used for designing and drafting 2D and 3D objects developed by Autodesk Inc.

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AutoCAD software usually used by architects and engineering students for developing and designing models on automobiles, engines, buildings and others. Before AutoCAD uses File Extension DWG, it uses DXF file extension or also known as Drawing Exchange Format for saving files. Now DXF file extension is obsolete since it can only support ASCII and binary rendition. DWG file format is licensed by Autodesk and they release read/write applications to non competitors to open the files.

If you need to open File Extension DWG, there’s an application that is called XnView that can be used to open DWG file type. It’s mainly used for opening graphic file types but can also be used to open DWG files. Although DWG files is not really popular file types on the internet, but for engineering and architects students or professionals, this is a famous file type in their every day’s life.

  • ha..ha.. didnt know about this. usually, when i received any file which i dont know what type is it, only one action – delete

  • it is one of my daily bread.
    *.dwg and *.dxf are commonly used for 2D drafting AutoCAD
    if you are using 3D software such as solidworks the common file extension are part (*.sldprt), assembly (*.sldasm) & drawing (*.slddrw)

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      wow..i never knew there was so much file extensions for autoCAD..well..i never used it :p

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