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Old 09-05-2011   #1
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I want to open dwf file in max. Which software can convert this. DWF viewer can be only used to view the file. Cant export.

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Old 09-05-2011   #2
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There is a workaround for what you want to do.
I assume that you have a pdf printer installed already. Open the dwf file with Design Review and print it as a pdf file. Then open the pdf with Illustrator and from there export it as a dwg file. The result probably will be out of scale but it can be easily fixed so it can be inserted in correct scale in max.
Hope this will do!
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But the dwf is not drawing. It's 3d
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Old 09-05-2011   #5
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Oops. Sorry, I can't help you in this case. I'm interested to see if someone comes up with a solution.
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Old 09-05-2011   #6
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I think my question is unclear.

I have a dwf file, I want to take the 3d out of it to max. DWF viewer/publisher cannot revert dwf to something usable in max
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Old 09-05-2011   #7
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Open in autocad and export in 3ds.
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Old 09-05-2011   #8
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Autocad doesnt open or import DWF files.
But Google it, there are some DWF to DWG converters out there. Dont think any of those have cracks but a free trial might do what you need.
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Old 09-05-2011   #9
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you might try this link

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after convert them to dwg, everything is easy , right ?

also try this link....you might find something you need.....

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deep exploration seems to do that

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