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 raster image, vector or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_DRW Yes Yes [136] 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

NOTE: This format does not support LEAD's redirected IO feature, therefore it cannot be used with LMemoryFile::LoadMemory, LMemoryFile::LoadMemoryTile, LMemoryFile::Save, or LFile::FeedLoad.

Required DLLs and Libraries

Related Formats


Win32, x64.

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