Files with dwfx extension are pretty much always CAD files in Autodesk Design Web Format. These are used by various Autodesk applications for distribution and communication of rich design data to anyone who needs to view, review, or print design files.

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Software that open dwfx file

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DWFX file extension - Autodesk Design Web Format

What is dwfx file? How to open dwfx files?

File type specification:

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

File extension dwfx is associated with the Design Web Format developed by Autodesk and used by its various apps, like AutoCAD and Inventor.

It is used for distribution of CAD design data and allows users to view, review and print design files. It is based on standardized formats like ZLIB, XML, ZIP, PNG. Source codes and specifications of DWF format are available for free.

DWFX format is very similar to Microsoft XPS (Open XML Paper Specification) you can rename dwfx extension to xps and try to view it in XPS document viewer.

Updated: November 15, 2023

The default software associated to open dwfx 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:

This format is supported by various AutoDesk programs.

How to convert:

Various Autodesk software are able to transform *.dwfx files to other CAD formats.

Find conversions from dwfx file:

dwfx to dwf

dwfx to dwg

dwfx to dwk

dwfx to dxf

dwfx to jpg

dwfx to pdf

dwfx to step

Find converter to dwfx file type:

bk1 to dwfx

dwf to dwfx

dwg to dwfx

dxf to dwfx

ipt to dwfx

rvt to dwfx

x_t to dwfx

List of software applications associated to the .dwfx 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 dwfx file, edit dwfx file, convert dwfx file, view dwfx file, play dwfx 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 dwfx files.

Software that open dwfx file - Autodesk Design Web Format

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dwfx file by default:
AutoCAD small icon AutoCAD
Other suggested software:
Autodesk Inventor small icon Autodesk Inventor
Microsoft XPS Viewer small icon Microsoft XPS Viewer
Revit small icon Revit

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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