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We offer a range of tools, to help you convert your files in the most convenient way for you. As well as our online file conversion service, we also offer a desktop app for file conversions straight from your desktop, and an API for automated file conversions for developers. Which tool you use is up to you!

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Why choose Zamzar?

With Zamzar, file conversions are easy, reliable and convenient, so you can quickly convert your documents, images, videos, and more, to the formats you need. With faster downloads of converted files, and friendly and helpful support when you need it, you’ll have everything you need to work with your files.

As well as a page of FAQs and a catalogue of helpful videos, we also have a dedicated support team who can help assist you with any queries you may have.

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As well as a page of FAQs and a catalogue of helpful videos, we also have a dedicated support team who can help assist you with any queries you may have.

Zamzar works on your home computer, your tablet or on your phone.

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Zamzar works on your home computer, your tablet or on your phone.

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You can convert files at any time, as the site is available each and every day of the year.

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Tools to suit your file conversion and file compression needs

You’ll find all the conversion and compression tools you need, all in one place, at Zamzar. With over 1100 file-conversion types supported, whether you need to convert videos, audio, documents or images, you’ll easily find what you need and soon have your files in the formats and sizing that work for you.

DWG CAD Format

DWG Converter

A DWG file is a CAD (Computer Aided Design) file that has been created with a program called AutoCAD, one of the most popular CAD programs on the market. It's called DWG because it's a shortened version of the word "Drawing" which is what a DWG file essentially is. The file itself is made up of vector data coupled with metadata and either 2D or 3D CAD drawings.

The DWG format was first developed in the 1970s by AutoDesk, the makers of AutoCAD, and is a format know for interoperability with other CAD software such as CATIA and Solidworks. DWG files are popular with builders, architects, designers and anyone who needs to create 3D rendered images. With recent urbanisation he need for sophisticated architecture and planning grows by the year and so does the need for CAD.

DWG files can be converted to many other file formats, with PDF remaining a popular target as it enables views and models to be shared easily with others.

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PDF Document Format

PDF Converter

The PDF format, or Portable Document Format file, was developed by Adobe Systems. PDF files are popular because they can be easily viewed and edited in a variety of computing platforms. Word documents can easily be exported or converted to PDF, and both presentations and images are also often saved out as a PDF file. Typically, PDF files are not created from scratch, but rather existing file types are converted into PDF format to allow the file to be easily shared and accessed.

PDF files normally look exactly like the original file, with fonts, colours and images all preserved. They can also be annotated and can be opened by almost any device and by any modern web browser. PDF files can be edited using Adobe Acrobat PDF software, which was developed almost 30 years ago and is available on Windows and MacOS.

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How to convert a DWG to a PDF file?

  1. 1. Choose the DWG file that you want to convert.
  2. 2. Select PDF as the the format you want to convert your DWG file to.
  3. 3. Click "Convert" to convert your DWG file.

Convert from DWG

Using Zamzar, it is possible to convert DWG files to a variety of other formats:

DWG to BMP DWG to GIF DWG to JPG DWG to PDF DWG to PNG DWG to TIFF

Convert to DWG

Using Zamzar, it is possible to convert a variety of other formats to DWG files:

PDF to DWG

Frequently asked questions

If you’ve got any questions about converting or compressing files with Zamzar, we’re happy to help! We’ve answered a few commonly-asked questions below, to get you started, and you can find out more information about file conversion and compression with Zamzar, in our Help centre.

There are several ways you can convert a DWG file to PDF, including by using online file conversion services like Zamzar.

If you have AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, CorelCAD or another CAD editor, you may be able to open the file and save your design as a PDF. With AutoCAD, go to the ‘Output’ tab, then select ‘Plot’ as if you were sending the file to print. Then, instead of printing, you can save the file as a PDF.

With Zamzar, you don’t need access to specialist CAD software – simply upload the DWG file, click to convert it, and then download your PDF.

If you have AutoCAD on your device, you can save files as a PDF within the software. Click on the ‘Output’ tab and select ‘Plot’ as if you were printing the file. You can then save the design as a PDF.

Another way is to use a file conversion tool like Zamzar. You don’t even need to have AutoCAD or other CAD software on your device – just upload a DWG file to the online conversion tool, select PDF, then ‘Convert Now’, and then download your new file. You can also import DWG files in Adobe Acrobat with the ‘Create PDF’ function.

DWG files are designed for computer-aided design (CAD) software like AutoCAD, Autodesk DWG TrueView, Adobe Illustrator or CorelCAD. You usually need specialist, paid software to open these files, which is why engineers, architects or designers will usually convert documents to PDF before sharing them with customers.

Zamzar’s three-step online conversion tool makes it easy to convert DWG files to PDF, even if you don’t have access to CAD software or Adobe Acrobat. Just upload your file, convert it, then download your PDF document.

Without AutoCAD or other CAD software on your device, you will need to convert DWG files to another format like PDF. It’s quick and easy to do this with an online conversion service like Zamzar. Just upload one or more DWG files, select to convert them to PDF, then download your new files.

If you have Adobe Acrobat installed on your machine, the other way is to import DWG files with the ‘Create PDF’ function. However, one of the advantages with Zamzar is that you can convert multiple DWG files at the same time.

If you need to convert an AutoCAD file to PDF on a mobile, one of the best ways is to use a website like Zamzar. It’s free for most users and you can convert DWG files into a number of formats, including PDF.

As Zamzar’s conversion tool sits on a website, you don’t need to download any new apps. There are only three steps – upload your file, select the format to convert it to, and then download the PDF file.