DWG files contain 2D or 3D format design data. They can contain vector image data and metadata in binary coding. In certain situations, you might need to convert DWG files to SVG image files. This article covers how to convert DWG to SVG image programmatically in C#.

DWG to SVG Conversion – .NET API Installation

Aspose.CAD for .NET API supports creating, editing, or manipulating DWG and several other file formats. You can configure the API by downloading its DLL file from the New Releases section, or using the following NuGet installation command:

PM> Install-Package Aspose.CAD

Convert DWG to SVG Programmatically in .NET

DWG to SVG image conversion includes a few simple operations. You can convert DWG to SVG image by following the steps below:

  1. Load the input DWG file with the Image class.
  2. Create an instance of SvgOptions class.
  3. Set the SVG color mode as Greyscale, RGB, etc.
  4. Save output SVG image file.

The code snippet below shows how to convert a DWG file to an SVG image in C#:

Explore More Features

You can check many other features of the API by going through the documentation. It covers different CAD-related conversions and manipulations under different sections.


In this article, you have explored how to convert DWG to SVG images. It renders all the shapes and contents to SVG with high fidelity so that the conversion is reliable and efficient. You can embed this feature in your .NET Framework on .NET Core-based applications. Moreover, you do not need to install any other tool or application because the API is not dependent on any other tool to perform the conversion. Please feel free to get in touch with us via the forum. We will be happy to assist you!

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