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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Free AutoCAD DWG Viewers

In this AutoCAD Lesson, Shaan Hurley shows two great free AutoCAD drawings viewers.   Read below and be sure to visit his site.

If you are looking for free, easy, and accurate ways to view an Please Login or Register to see the link. Please Login or Register to see the link. here are two great options using native Please Login or Register to see the link. technology from Please Login or Register to see the link..

First a desktop DWG Viewer – DWG TrueView

Autodesk DWG TrueViewThere is the Please Login or Register to see the link. based desktop application named Please Login or Register to see the link. which can not only view 2D and 3D DWG files but even includes layer features, visual styles, measurement, and print/plot feature of the full Please Login or Register to see the link.. You can view not only the DWG files created with AutoCAD 2012 but read DWG files from the early 1980’s from AutoCAD 2.x and even batch convert DWG files to different several versions. You can also create Please Login or Register to see the link. and Please Login or Register to see the link. documents.

It is a hefty 270Mb download but it is very powerful and free.

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A web and mobile DWG Viewer – AutoCAD WS and AutoCAD WS Mobile

AutoCAD WSPlease Login or Register to see the link. is a web and mobile based DWG viewer with markup and collaboration. The beauty of this application is not only does it run on any desktop with a browser supporting Flash, it is also available as a mobile application on Please Login or Register to see the link. and Please Login or Register to see the link. devices. Please Login or Register to see the link. requires only a Internet browser such as Please Login or Register to see the link., Please Login or Register to see the link., Please Login or Register to see the link., or Please Login or Register to see the link. with Please Login or Register to see the link. installed. Please Login or Register to see the link. supports offline file synch so you can take you drawings even where you do not have any web connection. Imagine all your construction drawings on your mobile device to check a job site and make some as-built mark ups. Currently Please Login or Register to see the link. supports 2D DWG and real-time collaboration, AutoCAD integration, and unlimited file storage. In addition to being able to upload, edit, markup, and share in real-time with Please Login or Register to see the link. files you can also upload other file types like ZIP, Doc, and PDF files as a file storage solution.

As fast as the Please Login or Register to see the link. has been in adding more features at the request of the hundreds of thousands of users I am sure there will be a ton of new exciting things for AutoCAD WS users in the works.

AutoCAD WS Mobile being used on an iPad at a design  construction meeting. Please Login or Register to see the link.

Web and Mobile DWG Viewing
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Web and Mobile DWF Viewing

If you are using the much smaller Please Login or Register to see the link.), there is the free desktop application Please Login or Register to see the link. and Please Login or Register to see the link. and now the new Please Login or Register to see the link. Technology Preview Please Login or Register to see the link..

Cheers,
Shaan

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