Convert image files with our easy to use and free DXF conversion tool. Our tool lets you upload a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file and from this, create a new DXF (Drawing Exchange Format) formatted file that you can then download and use within AutoCAD and other high definition vector graphics applications.
Here are 3 simple steps to create an DXF file from a PNG file.
Click the "Upload a File" button and select a PNG to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.
Set the dimensions and other options and click the "Convert to DXF" button to convert your PNG to DXF.
First click the "Upload..." button, select your PNG file to upload. Select any configuration options. When the PNG to DXF conversion has completed, you can download your DXF file straight away.
We aim to process all PNG to DXF conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger more complex files so please be patient.
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.
Yes, of course! We do not store the PNG file you submit to us. The resulting DXF file, once created is deleted 15 minutes after upload and the download link will expire after this time.
Yes! Our PNG to DXF tool will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to run any of our conversion tools.
Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our PNG 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.
Our tool analyses your PNG file for shapes, outlines and text which it then re-creates in a compatible CAD format suitable for conversion to the DXF format for use within AutoCAD. The tool will automatically attempt to detect and remove any background color and only import important shapes contained within your image.
The PNG graphics file format is a commonly used format for storing 2D images which can be highly compressed by the use of a palette if the image has a sufficiently low number of colors (256 colors in general). The PNG file is then further compressed using the DEFLATE compression algorithm to ensure small file sizes that are fast to download.
PNG files are seen as the logical successor to the GIF image file format and was devised in the mid-1990's as a superior format to GIF. PNG files are generally used for company logos, icons and other non-photographic image content. Saving a digital photo in the PNG format will create a much larger file than an equivalent JPG image hence the PNG format being unsuitable for most digital photo content.
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.
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