DXF to PGM Converter

Batch convert dxf files to pgm online. Change dxf to pgm on Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android in 2 clicks.

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How to convert DXF files to PGM online?

Step-by-step instructions for converting dxf files to pgm

Upload DXF-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a dxf file on your computer. DXF file size can be up to 100 Mb.

Convert DXF to PGM

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.

Download your PGM

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the PGM file.


  • ❓ How can I convert DXF to PGM?
    First you need to add file for conversion: drag and drop your DXF file or click the "Choose File" button. Then click the "Convert" button. When DXF to PGM conversion is completed, you can download your PGM file.
  • ⏱️ How long does it take to convert DXF to PGM?
    CAD conversion is pretty fast. You can change DXF to PGM in a few seconds.
  • 🛡️ Is it safe to convert DXF to PGM on AnyConv?
    Of course! We delete uploaded files immediately, and converted ones after 1 hour. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including DXF to PGM) is absolutely safe.
  • 💻 Can I convert DXF to PGM on Mac OS or Linux?
    Yes, you can use AnyConv on any operating system that has a web browser. Our DXF to PGM converter works online and does not require software installation.

Information about DXF and PGM file formats

Full name DXF - Drawing Interchange Format PGM, Portable Gray Map Image
File extension .dxf .pgm
MIME type image/vnd.dxf image/x-portable-graymap
Developed by Autodesk Jef Poskanzer
Type of format CAD Raster image
Description AutoCAD DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format) is a CAD data file format developed by Autodesk for enabling data interoperability between AutoCAD and other programs. Versions of AutoCAD from Release 10 and up support both ASCII and binary forms of DXF. Earlier versions support only ASCII. PGM files are known as portable gray map files and contain grayscale image information. These files can be saved in two representations, either as plain (ASCII) text or binary. Which way the PGM is saved is apparent in the file header. If the header contains the string "P2", it is a text format. If it contains the string "P5", it's a binary representation. Binary PGM files can contain more than one image. This is not possible for the text-based PGM. It is limited to one image.
Technical details As AutoCAD has become more powerful, supporting more complex object types, DXF has become less useful. Certain object types, including ACIS solids and regions, are not documented. DXF coordinates are always without dimensions, so that the reader or user needs to know the drawing unit or has to extract it from the textual comments in the sheets. Portable Gray Map Images can be encoded using either one byte or two bytes per pixel, representing 8 or 16 bits. The file header contains different information, such as the width and height of the image and the maximum number of black and white shades. The information is stored in a grid format, consisting of different numbers. These numbers represent the grayscale shades of the image, ranging from black (0) to white (65.536).
File conversion DXF conversion PGM conversion
Associated programs AutoCAD ACD Systems ACDSee 18, ACD System Canvas 15, Adobe Photoshop with plug-in, Corel PaintShop Pro X8, GIMP, Inkscape, Netpbm
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AutoCAD_DXF https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netpbm_format
DXF to PGM conversion quality rating:
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