Autodesk DWF Reader

The Autodesk DWF Reader provides full access to the Assembly and Visualization data stored within a particular DWF file. A file does not need to have a particular extension to be read correctly by HOOPS Exchange however the file extensions of DWF files that you can expect to be loaded by HOOPS Exchange are:

  • .DWF

  • .DWFX

Our readers are updated to the latest released version within 90 days of the release of the authoring software. You can see the exact version supported in the current release here.


Incremental load is not supported for DWF.


B-rep is not supported for DWF.


The triangle information along with the RGBA coloring and texture information is parsed and provided via HOOPS Exchange.


This concept is not supported by DWF.


This concept is not supported by DWF.

Import Options Specific to DWF



  • DWF import is only available for Windows and Linux.

  • Only 3D objects are supported