Convert DWG/DXF to PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, and GIF Image in C#

DWG DXF to PNG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF, and GIF

DWG and DXF are the popular file formats used to store data as well as metadata of the CAD designs. However, it is not possible to directly view or display CAD designs by embedding DWG and DXF files within your web or desktop applications. One of the feasible solutions is CAD to image conversion. This article aims to show you how to convert DWG/DXF files to PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, and GIF images using C#.

C# DWG or DXF to Image Converter API

Aspose.CAD for .NET is a CAD manipulation API that lets you process and convert CAD files using C# or VB.NET. The API provides easy to use methods to convert DWG/DXF designs to raster image formats within a few lines of code. You can download the API or install it within your .NET applications using NuGet.

C# DWG or DXF to PNG Conversion

The following are the steps to convert a DWG or DXF file to PNG image using Aspose.CAD for .NET.

The following code sample shows how to convert a DWG file to PNG using C#.

DWG or DXF to JPG C# Conversion

Similar to DWG/DXF to PNG conversion, you can convert the CAD drawings to the JPEG image using Aspose.CAD for .NET. The following are the steps to perform this operation.

The following code sample shows how to convert CAD DWG/DXF file to JPG using C#.

DXG or DXF to BMP, TIFF, and GIF using C#

In order to convert the DWG/DXF files into BMP, TIFF, or GIF images, you can follow the same steps that you have used above. The only modification would be the usage of GifOptions, TiffOptions, and BmpOptions classes for conversion to GIF, TIFF, and BMP images respectively. The following code sample shows how to convert a DWG or DXF file to a GIF, TIFF, and BMP image using C#.

Conclusion

In this article, you have learned how to convert CAD’s DXG or DXF files to PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, and GIF images using C#. Furthermore, you have seen how to set the height and width of the resultant raster image in CAD to image conversion. You can explore more about Aspose’s CAD file manipulation API using the documentation.

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