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guthrie CAD2Shape 7.0

CAD2Shape is a DXF/ DWG to SHP converter.

CAD2Shape converts AutoCAD® DXF or DWG formats to ESRI Shapefiles (ArcGIS®, ArcMap, ArcView etc.).

The software is completely stand alone (does not require ArcGIS®, ArcMap, ArcView).

You can select output Shapefile types, such as MultiPatch, 2D/3D Polygon, Polyline, Point and Text Lables.

CAD2Shape can also convert DXF/DWG to XYZ file. CAD2Shape is a next generation of our DXF2XYZ converter.

For bidirectional conversion between AutoCAD drawing and Shapefiles, purchase CAD2Shape & Arcv2CAD bundle and receive 25% discount!

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DWG to SHP converter, DXF to DWG converter DXF / DWG to XYZ converter data format setting
Left image: You can easily keep AutoCAD Annotation objects when converting DXF/DWG to ESRI ArcGIS Shapefile.
Right image: You can also change to convert AutoCAD file to XYZ data format on CAD2Shape.

Quick 2-Step Guide: DWG to SHP / DXF to SHP conversion

DXF / DWG to Shapefile Converter quick guide

1. Select your DWG or DXF file that you want to convert.
2. Press Save Button.
Then a new Shapefile will be created in the same folder with your DWG (or DXF) file.

You can customise Shapefile output by using many built-in conversion features that other converter software does not support!
(For example: in the screenshot image, polyline and "CAD Entities to translate" are selected in purple rectangle).

You can download a free trial version of our DXF / DWG to SHP converter: CAD2Shape7.0 from the below.

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The number of CAD2Shape7.0 downloads: More than 9,600 times since January 2016!

(See also the reverse translator Arcv2CAD)


. Stand-alone CAD to Shapefile conversion.
. Translates all AutoCAD DXF and DWG versions up to and including AutoCAD 2017 New
. Optional translation to 2D or 3D shapefiles.
. Attach Z value as 'Elevation' data.
. Text to 'Labels Theme'.
. Text to exploded polyline option. - allows direct translation of CAD Text to visible text in ArcGIS/ArcMap/ArcView. The resultant text and placement will be visually identical to that in the originating CAD drawing.
. Layers control - translate only the CAD Layers that you require.
. Region control - translate the whole drawing or a selected area.
. Attributes translation.
. Translate holes / islands /donuts from originating CAD drawing to Polygon shapefile. see picture
. Extended Entity Data (Xdata) translation.
. User defined attributes. New
. Translate 3D surfaces to MultiPatch shapefile types.
. Built in projections.
. Close Polygon gaps. New
. Optionally output to Excel/CSV, XYZ file.
. MPolygon support.
. Dimensions/Leader/Tolerance support. New
. Additional XDATA types. New
. Length attribute for polylines. New
. Filter by Layer, Area, Color, Entity.
. Data suitable for import to Google Earth Pro

OS: Win 2003/2008/2012/Citrix/XP/XP64/Vista/Vist64/Win7/win7x64/Win8/Win8x64/Win10

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