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I work for a small web design firm.

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On the devices installed licensed Linux. Sometimes our customers order work in the .dwg format, and this is always a big challenge for all of us. We use in work not quite high-grade analogues of AutoCAD, which, often spoil the files, produce a lot of errors during editing, and the files have to be saved several times. And now we are in search of software, the availability of which is at hand, would allow us to quickly restore dead dwg, which will greatly speed up our work. What do you advise?

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This is a common problem.  There are many CAD formats, but .DWG. and .DXF are used very often for various programs to communicate.


Becuase of the slight variants of DWG, there are in fact a lot of tools to repair corrupted files.  I use tools within AutoCad for this but a search "how to recover corrupted dwg files" lists many results. The first one I clicked on was:


> the first line of which reads: "DWG Recovery Toolbox - an effective tool for recovering data from corrupted AutoCAD DWG files".


I think that if you make this same search, among the results you can find a tool that suits your needs.


You may also find a versatile DWG viewer is a help, and Autodesk very kindly provides these:


I use DWG TrueView often, but you may find Autodesk Viewer also useful as it can read 50 formats.



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From one of the sources about AutoCAD


Using dwg recovery command you can recover dwg as much data as possible from AutoCAD files with DWG, DWT and DWS extension. This command can be used for files which are damaged to such an extent that it cant even be opened by AutoCAD.

Open a blank drawing and type Recover on command line press enter it will open file browser select drawing which is damaged and click open. AutoCAD will attempt to recover as much data as possible from that drawing and it will open recovered drawing in a new tab of same AutoCAD window.


Moreover, in case it isn't help. I usually use Google, I found following for your case

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