Aspose.CAD 22.5.0

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Install-Package Aspose.CAD -Version 22.5.0
dotnet add package Aspose.CAD --version 22.5.0
<PackageReference Include="Aspose.CAD" Version="22.5.0" />
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paket add Aspose.CAD --version 22.5.0
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#r "nuget: Aspose.CAD, 22.5.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Aspose.CAD as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Aspose.CAD&version=22.5.0

// Install Aspose.CAD as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Aspose.CAD&version=22.5.0
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CAD File Conversion API for .NET

Version 22.5.0 Nuget


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Aspose.CAD for .NET is a standalone class library to enhance ASP.NET & Windows applications to process & render CAD drawings without requiring AutoCAD or any other rendering workflow. The CAD Class Library allows high-quality conversion of DWG, DWF, DWFX, DWT, DGN, STL, OBJ, STL, CF2, IGES, IFC, PLT, and DXF files, layouts, and layers to PDF & raster image formats.

What is Aspose.CAD for .NET?

Aspose.CAD for .NET is a cross-platform library that seamlessly integrates; rendering, editing, reporting, and conversion capabilities for AutoCAD, and other CAD & BIM drawings into your own .NET Apps, without the need to install any 3rd party software.

It enables your C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET applications to work with plain plots, 3D solids, wired models, basic cube positions, 3D faces, surfaces, and meshes within DWG, DXF, DWF, and DGN file formats. Other supported formats include IFC, IGES, STL, DWT, PLT, DWFx, CFF2, and OBJ which can be exported to a variety of vector formats, such as; SVG, WMF, PDF as well as raster image formats (BMP, JP2, GIF, PSD, JPEG, TIF, PNG, etc.). You can also convert AutoCAD files to high-quality PDF, other vector formats, or raster images while tracking the file conversion process. Aspose.CAD for .NET also allows developers to select and convert specific layouts and layers.

Aspose.CAD for .NET supports Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS operating systems (32-bit and 64-bit). It could be integrated into your .NET infrastructure with .NET Core, Xamarin, Mono, or via classic .NET Framework.

CAD File Processing Features

  • Convert CAD to PDF.
  • Convert CAD to images.
  • Track file processing progress.
  • Manipulate drawing entities and blocks.
  • Select and convert specific layouts of CAD drawings.
  • Select and convert specific layers of CAD drawings.
  • Adjust CAD drawing size before rendering.
  • Support for BigFont.
  • Automatically detect optimal zoom for the CAD drawings.

Supported Read CAD Formats

Plotter Configuration: PC3
Data Model: IFC
CAD Data Exchange: IGES
3D Printing: STL
Vector Based Plotter: PLT
3D Package Design CFF2
3D Geometry: OBJ

Supported Read & Write CAD Formats

AutoCAD®: DXF (Write feature is partially supported)

Save CAD As

Fixed Layout: PDF
Raster Image: TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP

Platform Independence

Aspose.CAD for .NET supports .NET framework (ASP.NET applications & Windows applications) as well as .NET Core. It supports any 32-bit or 64-bit operating system where .NET or Mono framework is installed, this includes but is not limited to, Microsoft Windows desktop (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10), Microsoft Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2012), Microsoft Azure, Linux (Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, CentOS, and others), and Mac OS X.

Get Started

Are you ready to give Aspose.CAD for .NET a try? Simply execute Install-Package Aspose.CAD from Package Manager Console in Visual Studio to fetch the NuGet package. If you already have Aspose.CAD for .NET and want to upgrade the version, please execute Update-Package Aspose.CAD to get the latest version.

Add Watermark to CAD using C# Code

You can execute the below code snippet to see how the API performs in your environment or check the GitHub Repository for other common usage scenarios.

CadText text = new CadText();
text.DefaultValue = "Watermark text";
text.TextHeight = 40;
text.FirstAlignment = new Cad3DPoint(300, 40);

Export DXF to PDF using C# Code

var rasterizationOptions = new CadRasterizationOptions();
rasterizationOptions.PageWidth = 500;
rasterizationOptions.PageHeight = 500;

rasterizationOptions.Layouts = new string[] {
var pdfOptions = new PdfOptions();
pdfOptions.VectorRasterizationOptions = rasterizationOptions;
cadImage.Save(dir + "output.pdf", pdfOptions);

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Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net20 net35 net35-client net40 net40-client net403 net45 net451 net452 net46 net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid monoandroid10
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch monotouch10
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios xamarinios10
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac xamarinmac20
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos xamarintvos10
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos xamarinwatchos10
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