How to View Dwg Files Online

Updated July 20, 2017

A DWG file is notably the most widely used format for CAD drawings worldwide. Viewing DWG files online is easy with the help of online DWG viewers, which allow you to not only view but also to share your CAD files instantly. It literally only requires a few simple steps to complete the task of viewing and sharing your DWG files online thanks to technology.

Visit a site such as (see Resources) to access an online DWG viewer.

Click the "Browse" button to select a DWG file from your computer and click "Open."

Click "Upload" to upload and view the selected DWG file.


You can also view file extensions such as DXF, DWF, HPGL, PLT, HGL, HG, HPG, SVG and CGM.

Things You'll Need

  • Online DWG viewer
  • DWG file
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