Open DWG File Format – Programs and How to

The extension .DWG: AutoCAD Drawing file definition and 2 other file types and linked programs information.

How to open DWG files

The File extension dwg is used by following type(s) and software:

type 1 description:
Default extension:
AutoCAD Drawing 
The DWG suffix is related to CAD drawings using in many CAD programs, mainly AutoCAD. These  files can be imported to other CAD programs, but generally not created by them unless licensed from AutoDesk.
that open dwg files:
Adobe Illustrator
Any DWF to DWG Converter
AutoCAD for Mac (Apple OS X)
AutoCAD Update Tool
AutoCAD WS (multiplatform software)
AutoCAD WS for Android (Google Android)
Autocad WS for iOS (iOS)
AutoCAD WS for Mac (Apple OS X)
Autodesk Inventor
AutoDWG Attribute Extractor
CARTOMAP CAD for Windows
Creo Parametric
Drawsight (multiplatform software)
DWG to IMAGE Converter
DWG to PDF Converter
DWG to TIFF Converter
eDrawings Viewer
eDrawings Viewer for Mac (Apple OS X)
Free DWG Viewer (Microsoft Windows)
LX-Viewer (Linux)
PRO Landscape (Microsoft Windows)
Pro/Engineer (multiplatform software)
Solid Edge (Microsoft Windows)
SolidWorks (Microsoft Windows)
TurboCAD (multiplatform software)
TurboViewer (iOS)
VariCAD Viewer (Microsoft Windows)
VariCAD Viewer for Linux (Linux)


type 2 description:
BravoDRAFT Detailer 
It is associated with old CAD application called BravoDRAFT.

Although the program was using the DWG  for its CAD format, its not format based on AutoCAD and opening BravoDRAFT’s .dwg in other CAD programs is very difficult of not impossible task.

BravoDRAFT is no longer sold or supported application.

Programs viewers download

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