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How to Convert Vwx to Dwg

Updated April 17, 2017

A .vwx file is a 2-D or 3-D technical drawing associated with the VectorWorks CAD program. A .dwg file is another technical drawing format associated with the AutoCAD program. A .vwx file can only be converted to .dwg format using the VectorWorks program; you cannot directly import .vwx files into AutoCAD.

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  1. Open VectorWorks (not free, see Resources section).

  2. Open the .vwx file you wish to convert

  3. Choose "Export DXF/DWG" from the "Export" drop-down submenu under the "File" menu.

  4. Select the .dwg file format, and choose any other options to customise the conversion, then click "OK" to complete the export.

  5. Warning

    VectorWorks is not a free program and does not have a free trial version or demo available. As such, if you do not want to buy the program to convert a few files, you may need to contact the source of the .vwx files to have the files converted for you. In addition, you may be able to find a helpful user in the VectorWorks Community or other forum to convert the files for you.

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David Gray

David Gray began writing professionally in 2010. His work has been published in "The Banking Law Journal." He holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

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