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What is an AutoCAD DWG file?

What is an AutoCAD DWG file?

An AutoCAD DWG file is the primary file format used by AutoCAD to store 2D and 3D design data, including drawings, layouts, and geometric information.

Usage: DWG files are used to create, edit, and store AutoCAD drawings and projects.

Examples of Use:

  1. Architectural Plans: DWG files store architectural drawings, including floor plans, elevations, and sections.
  2. Mechanical Designs: They contain detailed 3D models of mechanical components and assemblies.
  3. Civil Engineering: DWG files store data for road designs, site plans, and infrastructure projects.

DWG files are essential for working in AutoCAD and are widely used in various industries for design and drafting purposes.