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‘Data Interoperability’

4 ways to build your own CAD application

We all know the benefits of CAD applications but if you are a specialist in engineering domain or allied areas like architecture, you may want more from your CAD applications as your business needs are different. You are probably looking for industry specific applications that offer the features, menus, commands relevant to your needs or… Read More

CAD Data Interoperability Solutions

What is CAD Data Interoperability? Every CAD package stores information internally in a format that is best suited for that package. These proprietary formats can only be read by the specific program and are extremely difficult to use for other programs. For most modern engineering applications it is necessary to be able to transfer CAD… Read More

How to import and export AutoCAD (DWG/DXF) files in your application?

AutoCAD is amongst the most popular CAD software and has been around for almost three decades now. DWG (.dwg – DraWinG) is AutoCAD’s native file format. It is in binary form and is proprietary. DWG typically stores the design information using geometrical elements, dimensioning information, material information and user data (or metadata). Because of the popularity of AutoCAD, it has… Read More