Files with acad file extension are old databases used in Autodesk AutoCAD program.

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Software that open acad file

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ACAD file extension - AutoCAD database

What is acad file? How to open acad files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

The acad file extension is related to Autodesk AutoCAD, a CAD modeling software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac.

These acad files were databases used in some older version of the program.

This acad file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open acad file:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A CAD designing software with the powerful, flexible features. It is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets. The default file formats using by AutoCAD are: DWG and DXF.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD 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 macOS platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open:

Use AutoCAD to work with *.acad files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .acad file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Find conversions from acad file:

acad to pdf

List of software applications associated to the .acad file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open acad file, edit acad file, convert acad file, view acad file, play acad 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 acad files.

Software that open acad file - AutoCAD database

Programs supporting the exension acad on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open acad file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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