Convert AutoCAD to TIFF with TIFF Image Printer

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Convert AutoCAD to TIFF with a few simple steps!

As easy as printing, TIFF Image Printer works with any Windows® CAD program, such as Autodesk AutoCAD® so you can quickly convert your large scale drawings to TIFF in seconds, making it the AutoCAD to TIFF converter you will turn to time and again.

Why Convert AutoCAD to TIFF?

Convert AutCAD to TIFF images to protect the information in your drawings before sending them to clients. TIFF images are very difficult to alter and can be viewed by virtually anyone. TIFF is a common format for faxing, and is often used by print shops, and in document archiving and eDiscovery software.

How to Convert AutoCAD to TIFF

  1. Install TIFF Image Printer onto your computer. This will create a new virtual printer in your Printers folder.

    AutoCAD to TIFF

  2. Open your drawing in AutoCAD® and select the Plot icon (or select File->Plot from the menu).

    drawing to TIFF

  3. Set the Printer/plotter to TIFF Image Printer 11.0 printer. When plotting drawings on a large paper size, click the Properties button to set the matching paper size on the printer. Click OK to plot your drawing.

    Convert AutoCAD to TIFF

  4. In the Save Image File dialog that appears:
    1. Select TIFF Multipaged (*.tif) as the output file type and choose where to save your new TIFF image.
    2. Click the Save button to convert your AutoCAD to TIFF.

      Save AutoCAD to TIFF

  5. Your AutoCAD drawing will be converted to TIFF and saved in the location specified.
  6. Merge multiple AutoCAD drawings into a single TIFF with the Append feature.

    AutoCAD to TIFF merge

  7. Convert drawings from AutoCAD into TIFF images that meet your exact requirements with the many options available. The settings used when converting drawings from AutoCAD to TIFF can be accessed through the Print dialog when you are printing your drawing.  See Setting Printing Preferences in the on-line user guide for more information.

    Change the TIFF settings through the Properties button on the Plot dialog