.DWF File Extension

Design Web Format

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General Information

Title DWF File Extension
Extension .dwf
Full Form Design Web Format
File Type CAD Drawing File
Developer Autodesk
MIME Type model/vnd.dwf

File Function

Primary Function Share design data
Additional Functions View, print designs
Features Compressed, Multi-sheet

File Characteristics

Quality High precision
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency No
Editable Limited

Use Cases

Architecture Yes
Engineering Yes
Construction Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File tampering
Best Practices Regular updates, secure sharing

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1995
Latest Version DWF 6

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .dwg, .dxf, .dwfx

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Autodesk Viewer Free Web-based
Autodesk AutoCAD Paid Windows, Mac
Autodesk Design Review Free Windows