[Freegis-list] Free DXF-Viewer, Converter?

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan at intevation.de
Fri Oct 31 12:56:40 CET 2003

On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 08:21:18PM +0100, Olivier Kaloudoff wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Oct 2003, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 06:45:14PM +0100, Stephan Holl wrote:
> >> I am looking for a tool which reads AutoCAD DXF-files, perhaps it can
> >> convert to some other GIS-format (e.g. shape, Postgis).
> >
> >There are several libraries you can find on freegis.org.
> >Those libraries aren't perfect yet.
> >Maybe some of them come with small tools to let you transform
> >the data. Otherwise they probably are good start to begin 
> >writing a script doing this.
> >
> >DIME probably is the most advanced library.
> Hi, You might take a look at QCAD (http://www.qcad.org),
> which is GPLed software, able to import DXF and export
> to at least PDF.

qcad uses dxflib which is listed on FreeGIS. dxflib is LGPL.
Seems that the latest releases of the library are part of the qcad
source archives.

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