DWG File Extension

AutoCAD Drawing Database File Type

Extension .dwg
Developer Autodesk
Popularity 5.0 (32 Votes)
Mime Type image/vnd.dwg
Default Program Corel CorelCAD
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 6/1/2021


What is a DWG File Extension?

DWG file extension is created by Autodesk, also known as AutoCAD Drawing Database File. DWG has been classified as Common File Types. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open DWG files in Corel CorelCAD program.

Free DWG File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .DWG (AutoCAD Drawing Database File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to DWG, merge, split and compare the DWG files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.



DWG Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the AutoCAD Drawing Database File .DWG File Extensions while opening the .DWG files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open DWG Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for AutoCAD Drawing Database File on your system such as Corel CorelCAD.
  2. Associate default Corel Corel CorelCAD program for *.dwg (AutoCAD Drawing Database File) files.

    Associate DWG Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.DWG (e.g example.dwg) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Corel Corel CorelCAD program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .dwg files.

    Associate DWG Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.DWG (e.g example.dwg) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Corel Corel CorelCAD program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Corel CorelCAD extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.


All Platform Software Programs for DWG File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the DWG files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open DWG File on Windows

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
CADSoftTools ABViewer image. CADSoftTools ABViewer 10 for Windows  Open cadsofttools website. Commercial CADSoftTools
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD image. GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD 19 for Windows  Open graphisoft website. Commercial GRAPHISOFT
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Open aspose website. Commercial Aspose
Autodesk AutoCAD image. Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Corel CorelCAD image. Corel CorelCAD 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
IMSI DesignCAD image. IMSI DesignCAD 2019 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
Altium Designer image. Altium Designer 18 for Windows  Open altium website. Commercial Altium
ACCA Edificius image. ACCA Edificius BIM 2 for Windows  Open acca website. Commercial ACCA
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for Windows  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Autodesk Fusion 360 image. Autodesk Fusion 360 1 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Autodesk Inventor image. Autodesk Inventor 2020 for Windows  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Trimble SketchUp image. Trimble SketchUp 2020 for Windows  Open trimble website. Freeware Trimble
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks 2019 for Windows  Open dassault systemes website. Commercial Dassault Systemes
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer 2017 for Windows  Open dassault systemes website. Freeware Dassault Systemes
IMSI TurboCAD image. IMSI TurboCAD PRO PLATINUM 2018 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
IMSI TurboFloorPlan 3D Home Landscape Pro for Windows image. IMSI TurboFloorPlan 3D Home Landscape Pro for Windows 2019 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
TatukGIS Viewer image. TatukGIS Viewer 4 for Windows  Open tatukgis website. Freeware TatukGIS

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DWG File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Autodesk 3ds Max image. Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 for MacOs  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD image. GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD 19 for MacOs  Open graphisoft website. Commercial GRAPHISOFT
Autodesk AutoCAD image. Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 for MacOs  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 image. Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 000 for MacOs  Open autodesk autocad 2020 website. Free Trial Autodesk AutoCAD 2020
Corel CorelCAD image. Corel CorelCAD 2020 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite image. Corel CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
AutoDesSys formZ image. AutoDesSys formZ 7 for MacOs  Open autodessys website. Commercial AutoDesSys
Autodesk Fusion 360 image. Autodesk Fusion 360 1 for MacOs  Open autodesk website. Commercial Autodesk
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Trimble SketchUp image. Trimble SketchUp 2020 for MacOs  Open trimble website. Freeware Trimble
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks 2019 for MacOs  Open dassault systemes website. Commercial Dassault Systemes
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer image. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer 2017 for MacOs  Open dassault systemes website. Freeware Dassault Systemes
IMSI TurboCAD for Mac image. IMSI TurboCAD for Mac DELUXE V10 for MacOs  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
IMSI TurboFloorPlan 3D Home Landscape Pro for Mac image. IMSI TurboFloorPlan 3D Home Landscape Pro for Mac 17 for MacOs  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DWG file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Bricsys Bricscad image. Bricsys Bricscad 000 for Linux  Open bricsys bricscad website. Free Trial Bricsys Bricscad

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DWG file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DWG file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DWG file on Android

Software License Developer
AutoDWG DWGSee image. AutoDWG DWGSee 000 for Android  Open autodwg dwgsee website. Free Trial AutoDWG DWGSee

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

DWG file extension icon image.About DWG - AutoCAD Drawing Database File

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Updated 6/1/2021




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