CAD Exchanger
CAD Exchanger

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

Upvote for this format 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

DXF

AutoCAD DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange formal) is a CAD file format created by Autodesk for AutoCAD more compatible with other programs.

DXF was initially intended to represent exact copy of the data in the AutoCAD native format DWG (Drawing).

It can’t hurt if we mention that DXF coordinates come always without dimensions so the user needs to know the drawing unit or has to extract it from the textual comments in the sheets.

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 
How to build 3D web apps. Part 6. Building a simple 3D web app

How to build 3D web apps. Part 6. Building a simple 3D web app

In the sixth part of "How to build 3D web apps" series we go practical and build a simple web app dealing with 3D data.

Read more 
Video tutorials on CAD Exchanger viewer and converter

Video tutorials on CAD Exchanger viewer and converter

View the new video tutorials guiding you through the key functions of CAD Exchanger: 3D models import and conversion, building sectioning views and LODs, and exploring properties and structure.

Read more