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Convert Your DXF CAD Files to PCD

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Our free and fast tool will convert most DXF (Drawing Exchange Format) CAD files to a standard PCD (Point Cloud Library) 3D model file that can then be edited further in most popular 3D editing packages such as Blender or 3D printed without any further processing. Our conversion tool can also batch convert multiple DXF files, up to 25 files at a time can be converted.

To convert your DXF file click the Upload button above and select the file to convert. Once selected, the file will be converted to a PCD file and will ready for download shortly afterwards. For more information about the DXF to PCD conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your DXF to PCD Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your DXF to PCD.

Upload a DXF

Click the "Upload a DXF File" button and select a DXF to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your PCD

Click the download link once completed to receive your PCD file.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my DXF file to PCD?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your DXF file to upload. Select any configuration options. When the DXF to PCD conversion has completed, you can download your PCD file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my DXF to PCD?

We aim to process all DXF to PCD conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger more complex files so please be patient.

How accurate is the DXF to PCD conversion?

We aim to create the most accurate conversions with our tools. Our tools are under constant development with new features and improvements being added every week.

Is it safe to convert my DXF to PCD on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the DXF file you submit to us. The resulting PCD file, once created is deleted 15 minutes after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert DXF to PCD on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our DXF to PCD tool will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to run any of our conversion tools.

What if I am using an Ad Blocker, will that affect things?

Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our DXF conversion tool please consider white-listing our site. When an Ad Blocker is enabled there are some conversion limits on some of our tools and processing/conversion times will be longer.

I have several DXF files, can I batch convert my DXF to PCD?

Yes! Our DXF tool supports full batch conversions. You can upload up to 25 DXF files at a time. Our tool will convert them all as quickly as possible. Once completed, you can either download the PCD files individually or download them all in a single ZIP file.

File format information for DXF to PCD

ExtensionDXF
Full NameDrawing Exchange Format
TypeCAD
Mime Typeimage/x-dxf
FormatBinary
ToolsDXF Converters, View DXF
Open WithFreeCAD, AutoCAD

Description

The DXF file format was first introduced in 1982 as part of Autodesk's AutoCAD software. DXF files were intended at the time to allow data interchange between AutoCAD and other CAD related applications. The format has evolved over the years with the most recent version coming in 2007.

DXF files can contain either text or binary content describing Blocks, Entities, Objects and other information using a "Tagging" system. The DXF format is still popular today and can be opened with most popular CAD applications.

DXF Notes

When imported, DXF files will be converted to 3D geometry comprising vertices and faces using an Extrude method, the extrusion value can be set before the conversion starts. If the DXF file contains color information this will be included where possible.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Mesh colors
ExtensionPCD
Full NamePoint Cloud Library
Type3D Model/Point Cloud
Mime Typeapplication/octet-stream
FormatBinary
ToolsPCD Converters, 3D Model Voxelizer, Create PCD Animation, Compress PCD, Text to PCD, View PCD

Description

PCD files are a Point Cloud 3D format created to enable high speed loading and saving of Point Cloud data to either text-based format of a compressed binary format.

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