Open DWG/DWF Files in Linux

Charles Yao ccyao at
Sat Mar 11 08:43:13 UTC 2006

On 6/24/05, Thomas Templin <lists at> wrote:
> On Friday 24 June 2005 11:13, Charles Yao wrote:
> > Hi guys anyone know what program I can download to use DWG/DWF
> > files in linux? We use to have DWF viewer from Autodesk but since
> > moving to Linux we have had a hard time opening these files.
> >
> Free Software:
> QCad
> Uses native DWG file format.
> Claims to be a professional CAD application, IMHO _very_ optimistic.
> But it is a very good sketcher and comes along with well done
> documentation (qcad-doc).
> May be instaled via apt-get / synaptic.
> Propretary Software:
> VariCAD
> Professional 2D / 3D CAD Tool.
> Uses native DXF Format
> And due to my experience damned fast, faster than Autodesk AutoCAD.
> Bye,
> Thomas
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I used qcad, but it only opens dxf files. any dwg to dxf converters int he


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