ProtoTech's DWG/DXF Compare AutoCAD® - Trial

ProtoTech's DWG/DXF Compare AutoCAD® - Trial

Win32 and 64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
DWG/DXF Compare plugin compares two drawing files and the comparison result is shown in a new Autodesk® AutoCAD® window.

General Usage Instructions

  1. Launch AutoCAD. 
  2. A new tab named “DWG/DXF Compare” will be created in the ribbon bar. The ribbon bar is at the top of the application. 
  3. Click the “Compare” button from the Tool. It will show you a Comparison palette. 
  4. There are 2 ways to compare drawing files:

    A. Browse and compare 
    • Click “Browse File 1” for selecting the original file for comparison. 
    • Click “Browse File 2” for selecting the changed version of the file. 
    • Click “Comparison Folder” for selecting the path at which the result of the comparison will be stored. 
    • Click the “Compare” button to start the comparison, “Cancel” otherwise.

     B. Compare existing files.

    • You can also compare already opened files. 
    • Choose “Select Existing files” and you will see a list of open documents. 
    • Select any 2 documents and hit the compare button.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


DWG/DXF Compare plugin compares two drawing files and the comparison result is shown in a new AutoCAD window.


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The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store, will start installing the app/plug-in.
Simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it. Simply rerun the installer and select the "Uninstall" button.
You can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

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Known Issues


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Version History

Version Number Version Description


1. Fixed license issue. 2. Supported on AutoCAD 2024.


1. Enhancement: Smart update functionality. 2. Enhancement: Added tolerance and precision option


1.Fixes: License issue fixes.


1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

1. Enhancement: Added support for AutoCAD 2020. 2. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

1. Update: Added support for AutoCAD 2019. 2. Update: Updated technical support contact details.

1. Enhancement - GUI improved.

1. Fixed issue with license activation.

1. Supports AutoCAD version 2016.

1. Compatible with AutoCAD® 2015.

2. Trial period has changed 5 to 10 times.

1. Fixed bugs related to 32 bit version of AutoCAD

  1. Supports comparing of already opened documents by selecting any two files from the list.
  2. Output drawing is time stamped, so it's not overwritten at any point of time, even if you are comparing same files repeatedly.
  3. Provides option to change the preferred colors to show the deleted or modified entities in.
  4. Preferences are persistent over multiple sessions.
  5. Compares only position and size of the entities Any attribute changes or style changes of the entities for comparison are not considered.
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