1) Upload CGM file to convert
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Allowed file types: dwg, dwf, dxf, plt, hpgl, hpgl2, plo, cgm, step, stp, vsd
2) Set converting CGM to PDF options
3) Get converted file
|CGM is good for storing vector/bitmap (raster) data, mostly alternately. Contrary to a common false opinion, it is not intended for transmitting CAM/CAD data. Files can be built in CAD and other programs, and it is convenient to use them for exchanging CAM/CAD renderings. CGM was designed to ensure easy exchange of elements of both types, and it uses 3 encoding schemes: character-based, ensuring minimal file size and easy data sharing; binary, providing easy access via software utilities; clear-text encoding, enabling users to edit files by aid of text editing utilities.
|ANSI, ISO/IEC, W3C
|More detailed information on CGM files
|Adobe Systems Portable Document Format (PDF) format provides all the contents of a printed document in electronic form, including text and images, as well as technical details like links, scales, graphs, and interactive content.
You can open this file in free Acrobat Reader and scroll through the page or the entire document, which is generally one or more pages. The PDF format is used to save pre-designed periodicals, brochures, and flyers.
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|More detailed information on PDF files
The CGM format is often used in specialized fields and is not as universally supported as PDF. Converting CGM to PDF offers several advantages:
There are various methods to convert CGM to PDF, each with its own pros and cons:
Here is a generic guide to using a specialized CGM to PDF conversion software:
Points to consider during the conversion process:
Converting CGM files to PDF format makes them more accessible and secure. While specialized software offers the best customization options and quality, online converters and programmatic solutions also exist. Always remember to weigh the factors like data integrity, security, and cost before choosing a method for conversion.
Our tool converts an uploaded copy of your original file. The original file stays on your computer and is unaffected by the process. There is no risk of data loss by conversion.
Also, your data is safe with us. We delete all uploads from our servers after one hour. In other words, an hour after you upload your files, those files are purged from our servers forever. You don't need to worry about your content being stored on the server.
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