To convert a Solidworks file format to a DWG file format in AutoCAD: At “Files of type” drop-down list, select “Solidworks (*.prt; *.sldprt; *.asm;. This means that there are various files embedded within each SLDDRW (drawing CAD Exchanger seamlessly reads SolidWorks data and converts to the file. This tutorial shows how to convert the native SolidWorks file formats (slddwr, sldprt and sldasm) to PDF documents using a PDF printer driver.

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The drawing will be converted to PDF and will contain the features and options selected for it. Create one now Log In Sign Up. Can you share some files? Download Free File Viewer. In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer.

Converting SOLIDWORKS Drawings to DXF/DWG Format

I would not know how to write a macro to do this. If you do not have the novaPDF printer driver installed on your computer, use the Download page to download and install it. Activate your account by clicking a validation link sent to your email.

You may also be able to leave the hyphens in if that helps for clarity. It also highlights the advantages and features you can have by using novaPDF to convert your drawings.


I’ve tested it an it works as expected.

I have tried using the task manager but it will yo let me use wildcards. This will not find just the files containing pd but all slddrw files. Being SolidWorks proprietary formats, the slddrwsldprt and sldasm file extensions have very few editors or viewers supporting them except the ones provided by SolidWorks. Internet Explorer 9 and above Upgrade Now. Please enter a title. Convert slddrw files to pdf. And then use TASK to batch run that macro. Tony, Steve, My free downloaded copy of DraftSight does not open slddrw files.

You can write a macro to save the files as PDF using those wild card. Name, “slddrw” Or InStr boyut. Your comment has been submitted and will be reviewed by the MySolidWorks team.

Convert slddrw files to pdf | MySolidWorks

For example, in the file name “winmail. Test it first in a seperate folder. I believe the download of draftsight slrdrw so he can save it as a dwg since he does not have SW anymore. If the files are stored in many different directories, a macro is the better choice. It can open over different types of files – and very likely yours too!


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We do not host downloads on our own, but point you to the newest, original downloads. Because I am curious and dont have DraftSight what are the advantages of that over saving as. If you dont have these files it can’t be opened. With novaPDF you can do the following: Fatih Macro works great.

Convert SolidWorks to PDF

Log in to continue. SLDRW” would be “??????????????? If you enter in the file name it works fine. Examples of file names PD1.

If not, take a moment to do it now. Thus converting them to PDF is an advantage regarding practicability, software support, protection and sharing.

It can be obtained for free from the official SolidWorks website. Stay Updated To join, enter your email address below and click on Subscribe. Thank you for your feedback! Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. I have some solidworks drawings slddrw from a past project and want to convert them to autocad.

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