JTB DWG Columns for Explorer Free

JTB DWG Columns for Explorer Free

Win32 and 64, English

JTB World Inc.
DWG Columns freeware shows the DWG and DXF version in Explorer columns or in file dialog boxes within Autodesk® AutoCAD® or other applications.

General Usage Instructions

Shows the DWG version in Explorer columns or even in file dialog boxes within AutoCAD or other applications. Sort files in Explorer based on the DWG version.

No need to have AutoCAD installed. That means that everyone at your company can see this information. Supported extensions are DWG, BAK, DWT, DWS, SV$ in any DWG file version.

This product is not running within AutoCAD and does not include a Ribbon panel. Elevated user privileges are required to install this product. Restart of Windows is required after installation.




Run DWG Columns Freeware setup.exe. Restart of Windows is required after installation.

You can uninstall it just as you would uninstall any other application from your system. On Windows 11 and 10 version 1703 or later press Windows+I on the keyboard to access Settings or click or right-click the Windows Start button and then select Settings. Click on Apps (optionally followed by Apps & features).

Additional Information

For further documentation visit JTB World's DWG Columns page https://jtbworld.com/dwg-columns-for-explorer

NOTE: If you previously installed the Paid or Trial version of this software, then you must uninstall it for the Free version to work properly.

Known Issues

DXF is not supported on Windows XP.


Company Name: JTB World Inc.
Support Contact: info@jtbworld.com

Author/Company Information

JTB World Inc.

Support Information

For support visit our Contact page.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Fixed bug where DWG Editing Time and Property1 was missing in Details Pane.


Added Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2023 support. No change in version number.


Bugs fixed


Added Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2020 support. No change in version number.


Added support for DWG 2018 file format.


Performance improvements.


Minor bug fixes.


Now there are 3 versions of DWG Columns. One fully functional version that can be purchased, one trial and one freeware.


Added support for AutoCAD® 2017 (no version number change)


Added digital signing to DLL and installer.


Support for DXF files and InfoTip/ToolTip. 30-day trial available.


Support for DWG 2013 file format

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