CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products []
Cesky English Deutsch
 Visitors: 2726 

CAD tip CAD tip # 6057:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

Free DGN viewer.

A - answer The review and markup application for DWF files - Autodesk Design Review - can be used also as a free viewer for Microstation DGN files.

You only need to install the "DGN plugin" module for Autodesk Design Review 2008 or 2009 and the .DGN V8 file format (2D) is added to the list of files for import (or for drag-and-drop operations). An opened DGN files can be zoomed, rotated, printed, measured, layers can be individually switched off, and you can also use its converted (published) DWF or DWFX version.

The current version of Autodesk Design Review and the appropriate DGN module (plug-in) can be downloaded for free from

100% *  CAD 
1.4.2008    103852×   FAQ  
Prices - CAD eShop:

See also:
Tip 9180:CAD file formats supported in Autodesk Navisworks 2014.
Tip 8104:File formats supported in Autodesk Navisworks 2012.
Tip 7241:Searching text in DWG drawings (without AutoCAD).
Tip 5733:TIFF file formats supported in Design Review 2008.
Tip 5428:A free tool to measure DWG, DXF, DWF and DWFX drawings.

Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

Rotated profile view in AutoCAD Civil 3D. « | » How to switch AutoCAD 2009 back to the original UI with pull-down menus?

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Track your time spent working on AutoCAD or Revit jobs - automatically with
CADstudio JobTime More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.