DWG files contain design data in 2D or 3D format. They comprise vector image data and metadata in binary coding. In certain scenarios, you may need to convert DWG files to SVG image file as per your requirements. In accordance with that, the article covers how to convert DWG to SVG image programmatically using Java.

DWG to SVG Conversion – Java API Installation

Aspose.CAD for Java API can be used to create, edit, or manipulate DWG and many other file formats. You can easily configure the API by downloading the JAR file from the New Releases section, or using the following Maven specifications in pom.xml file of your project:


        <name>Aspose Java API</name>



Convert DWG to SVG Programmatically using Java

You can convert DWG to SVG image by following the steps below:

  1. Load the source DWG file using the load method of Image class.
  2. Instantiate an object of SvgOptions class.
  3. Set the color mode as Greyscale, RGB, etc.
  4. Convert DWG to SVG with the Save method.

The code snippet below demonstrates how to convert a DWG file to an SVG image in Java:

Explore More Features

You can take a look at several other features of the API by visiting the documentation.


In this article, you have explored how to convert DWG to SVG images. It exports all the shapes and contents to SVG with high fidelity. You can embed this feature in your Java-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 look forward to assisting you!

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