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How to convert an AutoCAD DWG drawing to an older file format?

A - answer Use the free Autodesk Batch Drawing Converter (requires AutoCAD) utility or the free Autodesk DWG TrueView/TrueConvert (standalone) utility, which can convert drawings between the DWG file formats of AutoCAD V2.x, R10, R11, R12, R13, R14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

See the conversion settings in DWG TrueView:

DWG TrueView conversion

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See also:
Tip 7347:Batch convert DWG drawings to an older file format.
Tip 5077:Copy/Paste fails in a DWG2000 file saved from AutoCAD 2007.
Tip 3608:Which DWG versions can be saved from AutoCAD 2005 ?
Tip 3247:How to save an AutoCAD 2004 drawing to the R14 DWG format?
Tip 1479:What is the BCL file for?

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