DWG/DXF to SVG Converter

Convert an Autodesk DWG or DXF formatted file into an SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) file. The output file can be optimized to look exactly the same as the drawing file or to transfer as much of the geometry across as possible.

  • Maximum number of files: 1
  • Maximum file size: 25MB
  • Valid uploadable file types: .DWG, .DXF
Step 1: Select and Upload Files (Click or Drag-n-Drop)
Step 2: Specify Optional Variables:
Adjust page size to include thickest line weight
Set page margin at bottom to value in drawing units (min 0, max 9999)
Export points as circles with radius in drawing units (min 1, max 9999)
Export points as crosses with size in drawing units (min 1, max 9999)
Decimal places for float values, defaults to 4 (min 0, max 9)
Embed images (bitmaps)
Flatten to 2D (Z==0)
Generate additional information for Inkscape
Set left page margin to value in drawing units (min 0, max 9999)
Set linetype scale (min 0.0001, max 9999).
Set minimum line weight to value in drawing units (min 1, max 9999)
Suppress comments for DXF entities
Preserve as much of the original geometry as possible. Default is for identical rendering.
Recompute dimension blocks if empty (dimensions rendered with best compatibility)
Set right page margin to value in drawing units (min 0, max 9999)
Set scale factor to SF (e.g. "1", "2", "0.5", "1:1", "1:5" etc. No leading zeroes before a decimal point and no trailing zeroes after a decimal point (e.g. 1.0:2.50, 04:1 are invalid values, but 1:2.5, 4:1 are valid.)
Set top page margin to value in drawing units (min 0, max 9999)
Change input data from drawing units to the given unit [in|m|mm]. Default is the drawing unit. Mainly useful for drawings with unit 'None'
Step 3: Are You Alive?
Step 4: Process Files

What Does This App Do?

Transform a single computer aided design (CAD) drawing file (DWG or DXF) into a Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) image file that can be downloaded directly from this site. There are two ways to upload files:

  • Click on the file box to open the upload dialog window.
  • Drag files across over the file box.

Time Requirements

The time required to process DWG or DXF drawings into SVG files can be anywhere from a few seconds to a few of minutes depending on the complexity of the input drawing. The more detailed or large the drawing to convert, the longer the process will take!

What Are The Limitations?

The maximum file upload size is 25MB. The input file can be either a DWG drawing file or a DXF drawing interchange file.

The following file formats are accepted:

  • DWG - An open but proprietary CAD drawing format developed by Autodesk.
  • DXF - Drawing Exchange Format, developed by Autodesk for transferring drawings between programs.

What Interpretation Engine Do You Use?

This app uses QCAD, a CentOS Linux based open source 2D design and drafting program, to open the uploaded file and to output to the image.

Is My Data Safe?

All connections between the browser and the server are encrypted using HTTPS and verified using an SSL certificate. All uploaded files undergo virus and malware scanning.

All uploads are scanned for malware and shall be automagically deleted after processing has been completed. For peace of mind, users can also manually delete the output files from the server when they're no longer required.