Convert DWG to PDF in C#

DWG to PDF conversion with a few lines of .NET code


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About GroupDocs.Conversion для .NET API

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET can be used to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Visio and other formats. GroupDocs.Conversion is a standalone API that is suitable for back-end and internal systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software such as Microsoft or Open Office.

Convert your DWG files to PDF in .NET easily. You can use just a couple of C# code lines in any platform of your choice like - Windows, Linux, macOS. You can try DWG to PDF conversion for free and evaluate conversion results quality. Along with simple file conversion scenarios you can try more advanced options for loading source DWG file and for saving output PDF result.

For example, for the source DWG file you may use the following load options:

  • auto-detect file format;
  • specify password for protected files (if file format supports it);
  • replace missing fonts to preserve document appearance.

There are also advanced convert options for the PDF file:

  • convert specific document page or page range;
  • add a watermark to the converted PDF file.

Once conversion is completed you can save your PDF file to the local file path or any third-party storage like FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please note - to convert DWG to PDF there is no need for any additional software installed - like MS Office, Open Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.

Steps to convert DWG to PDF in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion makes it easy for developers to convert a DWG file to PDF with a few lines of code.

  • Create an instance of the Converter class and provide the file DWG with the full path
  • Create and set ConvertOptions for PDF type.
  • Call the Converter.Convert method and pass the full path and format (PDF) as a parameter

System Requirements

Basic conversion with GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET can be done in just a few simple steps. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, make sure you have the following prerequisites installed on your system.

  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development environments: Microsoft Visual Studio, Xamarin, MonoDevelop
  • Frameworks: .NET Framework, .NET Standard, .NET Core, Mono
  • Get the latest GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET from Nuget

// Load DWG file
var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("template.dwg");
// Set conversion parameters for PDF format
var convertOptions = converter.GetPossibleConversions()["pdf"].ConvertOptions;
// Convert to PDF format
converter.Convert("output.pdf", convertOptions);        

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Convert DWG to PDF now by visiting the GroupDocs.Conversion App website. Online demo has the following advantages

No need to download API

No need to write any code

Just upload the source file

Get download link to save the file

Other supported transformations DWG

You can also convert DWG to many other file formats. Please see the list below.

Convert DWG to DOC

(Microsoft word binary format)

Convert DWG to DOCM

(Microsoft word 2007 marco file)

Convert DWG to DOCX

(Office 2007 word document)

Convert DWG to DOT

(Microsoft word template files)

Convert DWG to DOTM

(Microsoft word 2007 template file)

Convert DWG to DOTX

(Microsoft word template file)

Convert DWG to HTM

(Hypertext markup language file)

Convert DWG to HTML

(Hyper text markup language)

Convert DWG to MHT

(Mhtml web archive)

Convert DWG to MHTML

(Web page archive format)

Convert DWG to ODP

(Open document presentation format)

Convert DWG to ODT

(Open document text file format)

Convert DWG to OTP

(Open document standard format)

Convert DWG to POT

(Microsoft power point template files)

Convert DWG to POTM

(Microsoft power point template file)

Convert DWG to POTX

(Microsoft power point template presentation)

Convert DWG to PPS

(Power point slide show)

Convert DWG to PPSM

(Macro enabled slide show)

Convert DWG to PPSX

(Power point slide show)

Convert DWG to PPT

(Microsoft power point 97 2003)

Convert DWG to PPTM

(Macro enabled presentation file)

Convert DWG to PPTX

(Open xml presentation format)

Convert DWG to RTF

(Rich text format)

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