If you work in architecture or design, you may often need to view and print CAD files, however, CAD printing can be expensive if you don’t have AutoCAD installed on your computer. Fortunately, there are CAD printer tools out there that work very well, without AutoCAD on your computer. Whether you are printing black and white or full color CAD drawings, the tools in this article are excellent alternatives to AutoCAD for CAD printing.
AutoCAD is a great program that allows you to create 2D and 3D technical and engineering drawings. The problem is most people don’t have this expensive program. However, sometimes users still need to view AutoCAD files but don’t want to buy the app. The good news is there are a lot of CADview and ACAD file viewers out there, and some are free to use.
AutoCAD uses three main file formats:
DWF: DWF stands for Design Web Format and is a secure file format used by AutoDesk for viewing design data and drawings.
DWG: DWG is a binary file format for design data used by AutoCAD. DWG files use vector image data and is a native format for CAD programs.
DXF: DXF is a Drawing Exchange Format created by Autodesk to store CAD models. This format is similar to the DWG file format used for AutoCAD.
See our review of the five AutoCAD file viewers below to help you decide which one is best for you:
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A huge percentage of companies, organizations and businesses have adopted the use of PDF as the standard publishing format in the last decade. If you have not yet established one for your business, then you are missing out something great. Perhaps, turning your documents into PDF, JPG, RTF, TXTW, DOCs and XLS and much more makes them smaller, portable and easy to use. Additionally, they become more versatile and suitable for use in most of your business presentations. Finding a good multi-purpose HTML converter that works for both your online users and other client-based server applications is the best move you can take. Total HTML Converter X is a powerful server HTML converter that is both adaptable and easy to use.
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At CoolUtils, we have developed a huge range of products over the last decade that have helped thousands of users worldwide improve their workflow and save enormous amounts of time and effort when it comes to file conversion and other common office tasks.
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After downloading a file, you discover that itís been saved in a format you donít recognize. Does this sound familiar? With all the different apps, programs and software these days, itís become commonplace to encounter new file extensions.
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The new in Total CSV Converter is the technology that helps to fasten the reading of CSV file process 5 times. Also thanks to it, the saving process of CSV files to XLS and XLSX was increased tenfold. That is why gigantic CSV files now are easily and faster to process even if there are hundreds and thousands of them.
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Hereafter there is a simple test of six online HTML files converters, represented by Google Search. The reason we picked these on-line services is that Google suggests them to all users looking for a free HTML converter. Letís try them all and see the results of conversion to PDF, as the most popular format suitable for sending via e-mail, sharing, archiving or off-line reading. Usability, both free and paid options, speed of conversion and output formats are also features to compare.
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