Convert DWG to TIFF with TIFF Image Printer

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In just a few clicks you can easily convert DWG to TIFF!

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 from DWG to TIFF in seconds, making it the DWG to TIFF converter you will turn to time and again.

Why Convert DWG to TIFF?

Convert your DWG 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 DWG to TIFF

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

    DWG to TIFF

  2. Open your DWG 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 desired paper size on the printer. Click OK to plot your drawing.

    Convert DWG 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 DWG to TIFF.

      Save DWG to TIFF

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

    DWG to TIFF merge

  7. Convert DWG drawings into TIFF images that meet your exact requirements with the many options available. The settings used when converting DWG 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