PDF2VECTORWORKS transforms PDF files into fully editable Vectorworks designs. The conversion is swift and accurate, and all objects, attributes, layers, and text become editable. Installs within the product menu within seconds. Check your Vectorworks customer portal for special offers. Requires computer-generated PDF drawings. PDF2VECTORWORKS is not designed to convert scanned drawings.

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Edit PDF drawings in Vectorworks with the PDF2VECTORWORKS plugin.

Using PDF2VECTORWORKS, you can convert any computer-generated PDF drawing into a fully editable and precise drawing. This is useful when you receive drawings or schematics in PDF format that you want to use as a basis for your Vectorworks project. It’s also an excellent solution for when someone sends design information or drawings in PDF format – you can import them and use your familiar Vectorworks tools to collaborate on a project. You’ll also save time manually tracing or recreating drawings.

PDF2VECTORWORKS will transform the most complex drawings with ease and unrivaled accuracy. With it, you can:

  • Separate the layers within a PDF file so you can operate on them individually.
  • Use advanced controls and features are available including:
  • Adjust the scale and alignment of imported PDFs to ensure accurate integration into your drawings and a perfect match every time.
  • Open PDF drawings directly from the Vectorworks menu
  • No limit on PDF size
  • Intelligent object recognition
  • Combine characters to form editable words and lines of text
  • Cropping
  • Rotate output by any degree.
  • Option to ignore text, images, or paths during conversion.
  • Define CAD unit to match original dimensions.
  • Specify minimum line width.
  • Separates layers in CAD drawing based on PDF layers, color, or other definitions.
  • Dashed/dotted lines as segments.
  • Improved reporting on errors and warnings

PDF2VECTORWORKS is proven and certified. For more than 30 years, Visual Integrity has been leading the industry in PDF conversion solutions for graphics and technical design. We set the standard for PDF editing software in the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries.

PDF2VECTORWORKS is not designed to convert scanned files. It requires a computer-generated, vector PDF file as input. Data-driven vector extraction is a far superior solution compared to raster tracing.