Convert DWG to DXF in C#

DWG files are technical drawings often used by engineers, architects, or other construction-related professionals. They are used to create 2D or 3D designs. In certain situations, you might need to convert a DWG file to a DXF file. DXF files are used for exchanging drawing information between different CAD-related applications. Moreover, these file formats are commonly used for product designs. This article covers how to convert DWG to DXF image programmatically using C#.

DWG to DXF Conversion – C# API Installation

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

PM> Install-Package Aspose.CAD

Convert DWG to DXF Programmatically in C#

DWG to DXF conversion includes a few simple operations. You can convert DWG to DXF with the following steps:

  1. Load the input DWG file with the Image class.
  2. Save the output DXF file.

The following code snippet demonstrates how to convert a DWG file to DXF in C#:

Explore More Features

You can check many other features of the API by going through the documentation.


In this article, you have learned how to convert DWG to a DXF file. DXF files are popular because they are open-source. Therefore, they can be created or manipulated without depending upon Autodesk programs. You can integrate this feature in your .NET framework or .NET Core based applications. Furthermore, you do not need to install any other tool or application to perform the conversion. Please let us know your feedback or queries via the forum. We look forward to assisting you.

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