Files with dwz file extension are in almost all cases compressed AutoCAD drawings. Basically a ZIP-compressed DWG file.

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

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DWZ file extension - Compressed AutoCAD drawing

What is dwz file? How to open dwz files?

File type specification:

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

dwz file icon: dwz filetype icon

The dwz file extension is mainly related to AutoCAD and used for standard DWG drawings compressed in ZIP compression.

DWZ and DWG file format have become de facto standard for interchange of CAD data between CAD/CAM applications.

The default software associated to open dwz 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 view content of the *.dwz drawing files.

How to convert:

Simply rename *.dwz to zip and extract the content.

Find conversions from dwz file:

dwz to dwg

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

Software that open dwz file - Compressed AutoCAD drawing

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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