How to convert to .dxf

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How to convert to .dxf
DXF files are primarily used for three-dimensional files. (Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty Images)

DXF sounds like an airport name, but it is actually the acronym for a Drawing Exchange Format file. DXF files are primarily used in AutoCAD and other design programs to save files. Users can convert various different types of files into the DXF file format. The most common conversions are PDF to DXF, and DWG to DXF. There are trial downloads and online conversion programs available. With a few clicks of your mouse, get your files converted to DXF.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Instructions

    Any PDF to DXF Converter

  1. 1

    Download and install the program: Any PDF to DXF Converter. Open the software.

  2. 2

    Click on the "Add PDF Files" button. Select the PDF file you want to convert and click the "Open" button.

  3. 3

    Check the "DXF" check-box in the centre of the page.

  4. 4

    Click on the "Convert Now" button on the bottom of the window. Wait one to three minutes to convert the files. Wait time varies depending on the size of the file.

    Active DWG DXF Converter

  1. 1

    Download and install: Active DWG DXF Converter. Open the software.

  2. 2

    Select the "DWG to DWF" in the "Please select a conversion type" section.

  3. 3

    Click on the "Browse" button in the "Select a folder/file for input" section on the right side of the window. Select the DWG file you want to convert and click the "Open" button.

  4. 4

    Click on the "Browse" button in the "Select a folder/file for output" section on the right side of the window. Select the folder you want to save the converted file and click the "Open" button.

  5. 5

    Click the "Convert Now!" button at the bottom of the window. Wait one to three minutes to convert the files. Wait time varies depending on the size of the file.

    Convert PDF to DXF Free Online

  1. 1

    Navigate to the Convert PDF to DXF Free Online site. Click the grey "Browse" button in the "Step 1" section.

  2. 2

    Select the PDF file you want to convert and click the "Open" button.

  3. 3

    Type your e-mail address in the text box of the "Step 2" section. Click on the "Send" button in the "Step 2" section.

  4. 4

    Navigate to your e-mail site. Open the email from pdftodxf.com. Download the converted DXF file attachment.

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