Convert DWG to DXF in Java

DWG files contain design data in 2D or 3D format. In certain scenarios, you may need to convert a DWG file to a DXF file. DXF files are open-source and are popularly used to share designs across different CAD platforms. In accordance with that, the article covers how to convert DWG to DXF programmatically using Java.

DWG to DXF Conversion – Java API Installation

Aspose.CAD for Java API can be used to create, edit, or manipulate DWG and many other file formats. DXF format is often used by architects, engineers, and other construction industry professionals for designing purposes. You can quickly configure the API by downloading its JAR file from the Downloads section, or with the following Maven specifications in pom.xml file of your application:


        <name>Aspose Java API</name>



Convert DWG to DXF Programmatically in Java

You can convert DWG to DXF by following the steps below:

  1. Load the source DWG file with the Image class.
  2. Convert DWG to DXF with the save method.

The following code snippet explains how to convert a DWG file to DXF in Java:

Learn More Features

You can take a look at different features offered by the API by visiting the documentation.


In this article, you have learned how to convert DWG to DXF file in Java. It renders all the shapes and contents to DXF with high fidelity. You can integrate this functionality into your Java-based applications. Furthermore, you do not need to configure any other application or tool to use this feature. Please feel free to get in touch with us via the forum. We look forward to hearing from you!

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