.DRW File Extension
File Type 1DESIGNER Drawing
What is a DRW file?
Drawing format used by Micrografx Designer, a drawing program for making technical drawings; used in engineering, construction, and other related fields.
Micrografx Designer 9 was the last version of the program created by Micrografx. Corel acquired the program and released the next version, called Corel DESIGNER 10.
File Type 2Drawing File
.DRW File Association 2
Generic drawing format used by several different programs; stores image data in a vector format, which uses lines (or paths) to represent the image instead of dots.
File Type 3Personal Designer Drawing File
.DRW File Association 3
A DRW file contains a drawing created by various CAD programs, such as Personal Designer, Personal Machinist, MicroDraft, 4Design, and microCADDS. It stores a 2D or 3D drawing, which includes the layout, dimensions, and layers of the object.
You can open a DRW file in the program that created it, whether it be Personal Designer, Personal Machinist, MicroDraft, 4Design, or microCADDS. You can also open the file in DraftView for Personal Designer (PD), which can view, print, markup, or export DRW files.
File Type 4ANVIL Drawing File
.DRW File Association 4
A DRW file contains a drawing created by ANVIL software, most commonly ANVIL-1000MD, which is a 2D CAD program used by mechanical engineers and tool designers. It stores a drawing of a part, which includes the layout and dimensions.
You can open a DRW file in ANVIL-1000MD, ANVIL EXPRESS, or ANVIL Viewer. DRW file can be exported to AutoCAD .DWG or .DXF files in ANVIL-1000MD. They can also be exported to JPEG, PNG, TIFF, TGA, and BMP formats.