File Formats: DRaWing (DRW)

DRW (DRaWing) is a native format used in the popular Micrografx Designer CAD/CAM/CAE application for the Windows operating system.

This file format is not supported in the non-vector toolkits. Read support and write support for this format are provided in the LEADTOOLS Vector Imaging Pro toolkit and are unlocked when the Vector features are unlocked.

LEADTOOLS supports versions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the DRW file format.

LEADTOOLS supports loading this format as a raster image, vector image, or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Drw Yes Yes Micrografx Designer CAD drawing.

When DRW files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

The following table indicates which objects LEAD can load and which objects it can save:

Object: Load: Save:
Arc Supported Not Supported
Lines Supported Supported
Pie Supported Not Supported
Point Supported Supported
PolyDraw Supported Supported
Polygons Supported Supported
Polyline Supported Supported
Raster Supported Not Supported
Text Supported Supported

Required DLL: Leadtools.Vector.dll and Leadtools.Codecs.Drw.dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application .

Related Formats: CGM - Computer Graphics Metafile, CMX - Corel Presentation Exchange Format, DGN - Intergraph Format, DWF - DWF Format, DWG - DWG Format, DXF - Drawing Interchange Format, EMF - Windows Metafile Formats, GBR - Gerber Format, PCL - Printer Command Language Format, PCT - Macintosh Pict Format, PDF - Portable Document Format, PLT - PLT / HPGL Format, PS - PostScript Document Format, RTF - Rich Text Format, SHP - ESRI Shape Format, SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics Format, WPG - WordPerfect Vector Format, WMF - Windows Metafile Formats, WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format, E00 - ArcInfo Interchange File Format, MIF - MapInfo Interchange File Format.

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Drw DRW 136 DRW - DRaWing

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

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