AutoCAD DWG File Recovery

2 Approaches to Recover AutoCAD DWG Files from Auto-Saved Data

This article explores options for salvaging DWG files from auto-saved data and avert data loss. Design professionals put a lot of energy and time to produce quality drawings for their projects. It can be very frustrating when DWG files crash unexpectedly and force experts to repeat all unsaved work. The good news is that AutoCAD comes with an AutoSave feature that holds unsaved work temporarily as .sv$ files. Important details about AutoCAD auto-saved files When you open a DWG...

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3 Main Causes of Corruption in AutoCAD DWG Files

Computer Aided Design is an important part of any modern industry. Engineers, architects, and many other design professionals rely on design software to create drawings and 3D designs. This article focuses on some of the notorious causes of corruption in DWG computer aided design files. Common Causes of Corruption in DWG Files As a user of AutoCAD, BricsCAD, Caddie, DraftSight, variants of IntelliCAD and other CAD software, you've probably come across the .dwg file extension. This is...

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Why You Should Be Wary Of a Sudden Increase in DWG File Size

In this post, we examine the key causes of a sudden change in DWG file size, its effect on the affected document, and the best actions to take to avert data loss. It is not uncommon for DWG files to increase in file size, even when no additional data has been added to it. In most cases, this is a sign that the file has been corrupted.   What causes a sudden increase in DWG file size? There are several reasons the size of a DWG file can end up being larger than it should....

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