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The original PDF to CAD converter. For more than 25 years, pdf2cad has set the standard for converting PDF, EPS, and AI files into DWG, DXG, and HPGL. Convert single files or use batch mode and advanced options for power conversions. Available for purchase or as an annual subscription plan.
pdf2cad v12 adds options to convert password-protected PDF files, improves image control and adds automatic font mapping. For a more detailed overview of v12, see What's New in pdf2cad v12? View upgrade options.
pdf2cad powers plugins for AutoCAD and BricsCAD. Other CAD developers like GstarCAD, ProgeCAD, and ActCAD use our CAD SDK to add PDF import and edit to their CAD systems. Do you need to open and edit PDF in your CAD program? Get started today with the PDF Conversion SDK!
pdf2cad has been the top PDF to CAD Converter for more than 25 years. pdf2cad transforms PDF files into editable CAD drawings. saving hours of redraw time. In seconds, you’ll extract accurate DWG, DXF or HPGL drawings. Works with virtually any PDF drawing saved or printed from an application. Use the converted files in engineering, scientific and architectural programs including AutoCAD, TurboCAD and MicroStation.
pdf2cad is ideal for converting CAD drawings, floor-plans, network diagrams and organization charts. All entities, layers, line-types, objects and text are ready for editing. pdf2cad is not designed to convert scanned PDF drawings (raster PDF) into CAD formats. It requires computer-generated PDF files (vector PDF). To learn more, read The Difference Between Vector and Raster PDF Files
pdf2cad runs on Microsoft Windows and Apple MacOS. We also make dedicated plug-ins for AutoCAD and BricsCAD. Both of these programs will open a PDF file and present it for editing.
Try pdf2cad at ConvertPDF.Today or send us a test file and we’ll do the conversion for you. It only takes one file to see whether pdf2cad will save you time and money. It’s easy to use yet has powerful options. Do a test conversion online now!
pdf2cad is the power behind the plug-is we make for AutoCAD and BricsCAD. It's also the engine used by ProgeCAD, GstarCAD, DesignCAD and other popular CAD programs to add their own PDF functionality. Using familiar commands and tools, you can easily open PDF files right within your favorite software.
US English ($) • International English (€) • French • German • Italian • Spanish • Czech • Polish • Chinese
Windows 64-bit systems • Windows 32-bit version available upon request • MacOS
For Linux, use the PDF Conversion Server command-line version
All of the great features you use in pdf2cad are available for developers to embed in applications and workflows. With just two API calls, you can add PDF import and edit features to your app. The SDK can also be used to build a dedicated PDF Import/Edit plug-in for your program. It's a great way to add high-value features for your customers.
Learn more about the PDF Conversion SDK, PDF Creation SDK, and PDF Objects SDK