What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

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What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

Postby Jimustanguitar » Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:08 pm

I did some drawing last night for lasercutting, and I found out that DesignSpark can export DXF files, but it can't open or import them... Tried Sketchup and found the same thing. I didn't see a promising extension for Sketchup either. Apparently DXF files are somewhat proprietary.

What free/open software are you using to work with DXF's?

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Re: What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

Postby Mac The Knife » Fri Feb 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Inkscape will do it. a free cad program that works really well is Draft Sight,,, you have to register it, but it is free. only good for 2d work.
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Re: What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

Postby heathenx » Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:14 pm

DraftSight.

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Re: What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

Postby DavidF » Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:58 pm

try grabcad workbench,, its free now....
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Re: What free tools can open and convert DXF files?

Postby Renha » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:05 am

OpenSCAD could import theese easily
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