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DWG Files

The DWG file is the primary, native file format of drawing files created by AutoCAD, Autodesk Architectural Desktop, and Autodesk Mechanical DesktopĀ®. It is a binary format used for importing and exporting AutoCAD drawing files.

You can also use the File Link Manager to create a live link between a drawing file that can be open in AutoCAD and 3ds Max Design. Changes that are made to the drawing can automatically be updated in 3ds Max Design without having to reload scenes or re-import drawings.