Cad2Shape sold by RockWare

CAD2Shape Features

INPUT FILE SUPPORT:

  • Translates all AutoCAD DXF and DWG versions up to and including AutoCAD 2017.
  • Extended Entity Data (Xdata) translation.
  • Additional XDATA types.

SHAPEFILE OUTPUT:

  •  Translation to 2D shapefiles(Point, Polyline, Polygon and Multipoint).
  • Translation to 3D shapefiles(PointZ, PolylineZ, PolygonZ, MultipointZ and Multipatch).
  • Translate 3D surfaces to MultiPatch shapefile types.
  • MPolygon support.

ATTRIBUTES/ TEXT TRANSLATION:

  • Keep AutoCAD Annotation objects when converting DXF/DWG to ESRI ArcGIS Shapefile (Attributes translation).
  • Text to ‘Labels Theme’.
  • Text to exploded polyline option. – allows direct translation of CAD Text to visible text in ArcGIS/ArcMap/ArcView. The resultant text and placement will be visually identical to that in the originating CAD drawing.
  • Create feature attributes from ATTRIB data, Xdata, Entities properties and User defined attributes.

Z (ELEVATION) VALUE CONVERSION:

  • Attach Z value as ‘Elevation’ data.

POLYGON CONVERSION:

  • Translate holes / islands /donuts from originating CAD drawing to Polygon shapefile.
  • Close Polygon gaps.

USEFUL CONVERSION FEATURES:

  • Batch conversion via command line.
  • Filter by Layer, Area, Color, Entity.
  • Layers control – translate only the CAD Layers that you require.
  • Region control – translate the whole drawing or a selected area.

AUTOCAD DRAWING FEATURES:

  • Translate AutoCAD entities (point, line, polyline, circle, Arc, Hatch, 3D face, 3D mesh etc.).
  • Dimensions/Leader/Tolerance support.
  • Length attribute for polylines.

OTHER CONVERTER FEATURES:

  • Stand-alone CAD to Shapefile conversion.
  • Built in projections.
  • Suport coordinate system (Lat/long degrees and UTM WGS83/NAD84).
  • Optionally output to Excel/CSV, XYZ file.