The DWG file extension is related to the BravoDRAFT an old CAD tool. The *.dwg file stores CAD drawing. It is not compatible with AutoCAD DWG format.

There is one other file type using
the DWG file extension!

dwg icon.dwg - AutoCAD drawing [common]

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DWG file extension - BravoDRAFT Detailer file

What is dwg file? How to open dwg files?

File type specification:

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

The DWG file extension is associated with old CAD application called BravoDRAFT.

Although the program was using the DWG file extension for its CAD format, its not format based on AutoCAD and opening BravoDRAFT's .dwg files in other CAD programs is very difficult of not impossible task.

BravoDRAFT is no longer sold or supported application.

Help how to open DWG files:

Use BravoDRAFT to open *.dwg files.

How to convert file with extension DWG:

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

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