CAD Exchanger
CAD Exchanger

Conversion from AutoCAD to 3DS is not supported yet :(

Upvote for this conversion by signing up in the form below. We regularly add new formats and will notify you once we have added this one.

Learn more

Take some time to learn more about available products and formats. Perhaps we could still help you.
CAD ExchangerCAD Exchanger Lab
AutoCAD Logo

AutoCAD is a software application for CAD and drafting built on Autodesk’s proprietary kernel named Shapemanager. Developed by Autodesk, AutoCAD was first to run on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers. As it is available on thirteen different languages, AutoCAD is widely used by architects, project managers engineers, graphic designers, city planners and other professionals all over the globe.

AutoCAD enables professionals to draft and edit 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces and meshes, annotate drawings with text, leaders, dimensions and tables, customize wit add-on apps and API.

There are different versions of AutoCAD. AutoCAD LT is the lower cost version, with limited capabilities. AutoCAD 360 is an account-based mobile and web application. Its users can view, edit and share files via mobile device and web. To add to it, students can use free student versions of AutoCAD, which are almost identical to the full commercial one.

3DS

3DS is one of the file formats used by the Autodesk 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. It once was native for the old Autodesk 3D Studio DOS and eventually has grown to become a de facto industry standard for transferring models between 3D programs, or for storing models for 3D resource catalogs.

3DS is aimed at providing an import/export format, retaining only essential geometry, texture and lighting data.

From Our Blog

Everything you need to know about CAD file formats

Everything you need to know about CAD file formats

A CAD file is an output of a CAD software, containing key information about the designed object: its geometry and topology representation, 3D model hierarchy, metadata, and visual attributes depending on the format of the file.

Read more 
Holo-Light Streamlines XR Engineering Workflows with CAD Exchanger

Holo-Light Streamlines XR Engineering Workflows with CAD Exchanger

Read how Holo-light, a leader in the XR market, has integrated CAD Exchanger into its platform to provide flawless CAD file reading for XR applications.

Read more 
View models in 3D CAD. Part 6 – Exploded view

View models in 3D CAD. Part 6 – Exploded view

In the sixth part, we are going to get a closer look at exploded view mode.

Read more