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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John, With the drawing open do a SaveAs and select.

If you try using? Continue to create your ID. Fatih Macro works great. It can be obtained for free from the official SolidWorks website. It can open over different types of files – and very likely yours too! Because I am curious and dont have DraftSight what are the advantages of that over saving as. I completely spaced that line in his post. Name, “pd” Or InStr boyut. We help you open your file We have a huge database of file extensions file types with detailed descriptions.

For Each boyut In folderSet. Name, “slddrw” Or InStr boyut.

All software listed on file. I would like to convert our slddrw files to pdf and keep them in their current location. The problem is that the slddrw has to refer to the sldprt and sldasm files to open. Any program that can do a conversion MUST be able to open these files as well.


Opening SLDDRW files

It also highlights the advantages and features you can have by using novaPDF to convert your drawings. You can not post a blank message. I prepared a macro to search for drawing files which has “pd” in title in a specific folder, opens them one by one, saves as pdf in same folder and closes it after continuing to next one.

Tony, Steve, My free downloaded copy of DraftSight does not open slddrw files.

Files are in multiple drives and folders. I have tried using the task manager but it will not let me use wildcards. I’m agreeing with Tony here, get DraftSight.

SLDDRW File – What is it and how do I open it?

Original downloads only All software listed on file. Activate your account by clicking a validation link sent to your email. In addition to the products listed above, I would slcdrw that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. Test it first in a seperate folder.

If not, create your ID now. The program can be obtained here: Return here to log in. I’ve tested it an it works as expected. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. And then use TASK to batch run that macro.

We want to be able to convert them and save them in there current folders. Your comment has been submitted and will be reviewed by the MySolidWorks team.


I have some solidworks drawings slddrw from a past project and want to convert them to autocad. Go to SW website and download DraftSight. Being SolidWorks proprietary formats, the slddrwsldprt and sldasm file extensions have very few editors or viewers supporting them except the ones provided by SolidWorks.

Your best bet is to find someone with Solidworks or see if you can get a trial or educational version to do the conversion. I’ll have to remember DraftSight for future reference. Files that contain the.

Converting SOLIDWORKS Drawings to DXF/DWG Format

I believe the download of draftsight is so he can save it as a dwg since he does not have SW anymore. This means that some functions may not work as expected. We have a huge database of file extensions file types with detailed descriptions.

Please type your message and try again. You may also be able to leave the hyphens in if that helps for clarity. If the files are stored in many different directories, a macro is the better choice. You can write a macro to save the files as PDF using those wild card.

Can you share some files? With novaPDF you can do the following: SLDRW” would be “???????????????