Learn to Open DXF File Format with CorelDRAW

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What is a DXF file?

DXF stands for Drawing Interchange Format or Drawing Exchange Format. This vector image format was developed by Autodesk for containing CAD (Computer Aided Design) data for their native software, AutoCAD. DXF files are more flexible for sharing CAD drawings in cross platforms because of their ASCII (text) based structure. Almost similar to the popular DWG file, DXF files are rarely used by AutoCAD applications presently. But you can easily run and make modifications to DXF files with the CorelDRAW Editor from Corel.

How to open DXF file format

1. Create New Document
Launch CorelDRAW and select New Document. Select desired canvas size and colors

2. Select your DXF file
File> Import. The file browser will appear. Select the DXF File you want to import and click Import

3. Position Image on Canvas
Using the cursor select where you want the image to be placed and click and drag to position the image on the canvas

4. Edit your DXF file
Make your edits to the image

5. Save your document
Save the file before closing to the your desired location on your computer

Open DXF File on Windows with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1

CorelDRAW opens DXF files and the other files formats listed below

We created CorelDRAW Graphics Suite to open many kinds of file formats, including all of the following:

Try CorelDRAW now and open your DXF file(s) and then enjoy all this graphic design software has to offer.