CAD File Formats

Last modified by Kashif Iqbal on 2020/02/06 07:57

CAD stands for Computer Aided Design. The term CADD (for Computer Aided Design and Drafting) is also used.  It is used for a 3D graphics file format and may contain 2D or 3D designs. CAD file is a digital file format of an object generated and used by CAD software. A CAD file contains a technical drawing, blueprint, schematic, or 3-D rendering of an object. There may be other CAD tools that can be used to create, open, edit and export these .cad files to more widely used CAD drawing file formats. .  Below we are going to discuss about the most popular CAD File Formats and the most recommended software that can open, modify and convert it other popular formats.

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What are CAD File Formats?

File ExtensionFile Format
DGNMicroStation Design File
DWFDesign Web Format
DWGAutodesk Design Data Formats
DWTAutoCAD Drawing Template
DXFAutodesk Drawing Exchange File Format
IFCIndustry Foundation Classes File
PLTAutoCAD Plotter Document
STL

Stereolithography File

 

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Created by Kashif Iqbal on 2019/09/10 02:57