How to Use?

System Requirements:

OS:Compatible with XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win10
RAM: 1024MB or greater, executable program takes 27Mb, loaded with a drawing file will take more RAM depends on the size of drawing file.
HD: 40MB free hard drive spaces to install

DWG to Image Control Component

DWG2ImageX is a Control Component lets you convert DWG/DXF/DWF file into GIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG directly.

Steps to use this control

Step 1 Please download the 32bit/64bit version program


Step 2 Please unzip the program to the destination folder

Step 3 Register the control on your system

Please go to the program folder and double click the file reg.bat to register the DWG2ImageX.dll or DWG2ImageX64.dll on your system.

If you are running Win7/Win8 and the reg.bat file won't work, please click start button>>All programs>>Accessories, then find the "Command Prompt" and right click it to choose "Run as Administrator" option to open the command prompt window, then try to use the command regsvr32 to register the DWG2ImageX.dll or DWG2ImageX64.dll.

Step 4 Give it a try

Prior try out the active-x program with your own application, please try to give it a very first test with the example code enclosed within the free trial package, please make sure it will work as expected and then try out with your own program.

Help For Developers


Specify the file to be converted

Property Let InputFile As String

Set output image width in pixels

Property Let Width As Long


Set output image height in pixels

Property Let Height As Long

Set background of output image,1~255, same as AutoCAD color index

Property Let Background As Long


Set output image format. 

0-- BMP
1-- JPEG
2-- GIF
3-- PNG
4-- TIFF

Property Let ImageFormat As Integer


Set Zoom Type 

1-- Zoom All
2-- Zoom Extend

Property Let ZoomType As Integer


Get the view counts in the dwg file.

Property Get ViewCount As Long


Get the view name by index. 


index of view.

Property Get ViewName(nIndex As Long) As String


Get the view width by index


View name or view index.

Property Get ViewWidth(view) As Double


Get the view height by index 


View name or view index.

Property Get ViewHeight(view) As Double


Get the version, possible return value: R9, R10, R11/12, R13, R14, R2000, R2002, R2004, Unknown

Property Get Version As String


Set pen width ( line width)  in pixels, default value is 1.


AutoCAD color index, 0~255, 0-black, 7-white

Property Get/Set PenWidthy(colorIndex As Long) As Long


Set output image's color

0-- color;
1-- white and black

Property Set ColorMode As Long


Add AutoCAD font path. The converter will search font file in these paths 


Where AutoCAD font file located.


Convert the drawing file to image.

Sub Convert(szOutputFileName As String, view)

Sample Code (in VB) for your reference:

Dim objImage
On Error Resume Next
Set objImage= CreateObject("DWG2ImageX.Converter")

objImage.Width = 1024
objImage.Height = 768
objImage.ImageFormat = 2         '1--jpeg, 2--gif
objImage.InputFile = "c:\My Drawings\8th floor furniture.dwg"
MsgBox objImage.Version             'Get the drawing file version.

MsgBox "Total "& objImage.ViewCount &" Views"
For I=1 to objImage.ViewCount
strViewName = objImage.ViewName(I)
MsgBox "Converting view: "& strViewName& "..."

nWidth = objImage.ViewWidth(I)
nHeight= objImage.ViewHeight(I)
MsgBox "Width="&nWidth&" Height="&nHeight

strOutput = "c:\Output\"&strViewName
objImage.Convert strOutput, strViewName

If Err.Number < 0 Then
MsgBox Err.Description
End If


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System Requirements:

OS:Compatible with XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win10
RAM: 1024MB or greater, executable program takes 27Mb, loaded with a drawing file will take more RAM depends on the size of drawing file.
HD: 40MB free hard drive spaces to install

Technical Support:

Free technical support is available to all customers, any question please contact:


You’ll enjoy one year free update service since you buy the software. After expiry, you can continue using the software but no more updates will be available unless you purchase.

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