DWG to SHP converter | AutoCAD to Shapefile / XYZ converter
guthrie CAD2Shape 7.0
Now with AutoCAD® 2017 support!
CAD2Shape is DWG to SHP converter (or AuotCAD to Shapefile 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.
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Click to enlarge CAD2Shape software screenshot images
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
1. Select your DWG (or DXF) file that you want to convert.
2. Press Save Button.
Then a new SHP file (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 DWG to SHP converter: CAD2Shape7.0 from the below.
The number of CAD2Shape7.0 downloads: More than 9,600 times since January 2016!
(See also the reverse translator Arcv2CAD)
to Shapefile conversion.
Translates all AutoCAD
DXF and DWG versions up to and including AutoCAD 2016 New
translation to 2D or 3D shapefiles.
Attach Z value
as 'Elevation' data.
Text to 'Labels
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.
/ islands /donuts from originating CAD drawing to Polygon shapefile. see picture
Data (Xdata) translation.
User defined attributes. New
surfaces to MultiPatch shapefile types.
Built in projections.
Close Polygon gaps. New
Optionally output to
Excel/CSV, XYZ file.
Dimensions/Leader/Tolerance support. New
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
Check it out for yourself! Download
a trial version.