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.DRW File Extension

File Type 1DESIGNER Drawing

DeveloperCorel
Popularity
3.7 (29 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open DRW files
Updated 1/26/2010

File Type 2Drawing File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.3 (12 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.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.

Programs that open DRW files
Updated 5/20/2014

File Type 3Personal Designer Drawing File

DeveloperPersonal Designer
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryCAD Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.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.

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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.

Programs that open DRW files
Updated 6/29/2018

File Type 4ANVIL Drawing File

DeveloperManufacturing and Consulting Services
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryCAD Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.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.

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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.

Programs that open DRW files
Updated 6/28/2018

About DRW Files

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