How to open DWG file?

What is DWG file extension?

DWG is an extension given to files most often by CAD software AutoDesk AutoCAD. DWG are files that are used to store projects made in the program. They can be both 2D and 3D vector graphics. The file is saved in binary format. In addition to such data, the file may contain metadata that describes it. DWG files may also be supported by other programs, but this may depend on the DWG version, of which several have been created.

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Programs that support DWG file

Programs for Windows system
Autodesk Design Review Autodesk Design Review
DWG TrueView DWG TrueView
ABViewer ABViewer
TurboCAD TurboCAD
Programs for Mac OS system
CorelCAD CorelCAD
ArchiCAD ArchiCAD
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator
Programs for Linux system
Bricsys Bricscad Bricsys Bricscad
DraftSight DraftSight
Programs for Android system
Fusion 360 Fusion 360
Programs for iOS system
Fusion 360 Fusion 360
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DWG file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DWG file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the DWG file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DWG file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DWG file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DWG file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).