How to open a file with .DWS extension?

File Type : AutoCAD Standarization (Autodesk, Inc.)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .DWS file extension?

Drawing verification file used by AutoCAD, a 3D design and engineering CAD application; contains properties that must be conformed to in another drawing; used for defining drawing standards and for detecting violations during the checking process; can be used to specify standards for layer properties, dimension styles, linetypes, and text styles. Multiple DWS files can be applied to a single drawing. Additionally, AutoCAD's Batch Standards Checker, which uses .CHX files, can be used for defining automated batch processes that check drawings against standards defined in DWS files. Drawing standards files can be saved in the same manner as any other drawing. You can create new drawing, define its properties, and then select Save As ? AutoCAD Drawing Standards.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open DWSfiles:

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2016