The W2D file extension is related to applications developed by Autodesk, like AutoCAD and Inventor. The *.w2d file stores CAD data in
Design Web Format 2D.

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W2D file extension - Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format 2D file

What is w2d file? How to open w2d files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The W2D file extension is associated with the Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format.

The W2D file is located in the DWF compressed container Design (Drawing) Web Format with other data to view image in the Design (Drawing) Web format.

After version 6 of the Design Web Format, DWF archives use ZIP compression only with small file header changes. Compression utilities that can extract files from the ZIP archives can extract files from DWF archive.

The W2D files are designed for internal use of Autodesk applications that support Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format, to view image properly you must have DWF file.

The default software associated to w2d file type:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk AutoCAD is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets and extend design information to users outside the traditional CAD community. You can easily create industry-specific products that offer only the features, commands, menus, and design data that your customers require.

Autodesk Inventor icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo Autodesk Inventor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Inventor is 3D solid modeling and design tool used to design and simulation 3D digital prototypes.

Autodesk Inventor shares 2D data from the AutoCAD and 3D design data from other Autodesk's applications. Autodesk Inventor is available for Microsoft Windows.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logo AutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD® for Mac® software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open W2D files:

Use AutoCAD or Autodesk Inventor to open .w2d drawing web format 2D files.

How to convert file with extension W2D:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

Find conversions from w2d file:

w2d to bak

Find converter to w2d file type:

dwf to w2d

dwfx to w2d

dwg to w2d

List of software applications associated to the .w2d file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open w2d file, edit w2d file, convert w2d file, view w2d file, play w2d file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the w2d files.

  • Open w2d file
  • Save w2d file
  • Edit w2d file
  • View w2d file
  • Create w2d file
  • Others w2d file

Software that open w2d file - Autodesk Design (Drawing) Web Format 2D file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with w2d file by default:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
Autodesk Inventor small icon Autodesk Inventor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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