Convert DWG to SHP

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Transform DWG Components into SHP Attributes

Use FME to convert DWG files to SHP for use with GIS technology. With FME, your DWG files can be converted and move freely across the enterprise to make your data more accessible for all team members and stakeholders. Need to convert your DWG files to another format? FME provides reader/writer support for over 450 other formats like KML, MapInfo, and 3D PDF.

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Improve Interoperability Across DWG and SHP

Create interoperable workflows by validating your data with FME. Validating data throughout the conversion process, with the help of transformers, can make it easier to mould data into other formats while keeping the integrity of the original dataset. The LineCloser transformer can convert CAD polylines into SHP polygons, the Snapper transformer can connect disparate lines, and the GeometryValidator transformer can check for corrupt geometries and null values.

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Automate DWG to SHP Transformations

Spend more time using your data and less time fighting it by using FME to help you improve your productivity. Once configured in FME’s intuitive drag-and-drop interface, DWG to SHP workflows can run automatically in the background using FME Server. Set up schedules or triggers to run your workflow and deliver results to those who need it.

Learn from our FME Community and Experts

Not sure where to start? Don’t worry! FME has plenty of resources to get you started and help you with questions relating to data conversion, application integration, and many other data-related issues. Our Knowledge Base houses a collection of how-to’s, demos, and FAQs on multiple FME topics. Need to ask a specific question? Submit a question to our Q&A Forum or talk directly to an expert via Live Chat. With the help of our FME Community and experts, you might uncover new insights and bring more value to your data!

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Autodesk AutoCAD (DWG)

AutoCAD is design and drafting software used primarily by architects, project managers, and engineers for the creation of accurate digital drawings and models of their plans.

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Shapefile (SHP)

The Shapefile format is a vector data format that stores the location, geometry, and attributes of geographic features in a set of related files.

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