Win32 and 64, English

JTB World Inc.
Batch and script utility for processing multiple Autodesk® AutoCAD® drawings.

General Usage Instructions

Start with Options>Settings and configure SmartPurger to work the way you want it. Select drawings to process. Click on run. For further documentation visit JTB World's SmartPurger page


Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Opens the SmartPurger application.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR

On Windows 10 Version 1703 or later press Windows+I on the keyboard to access Settings or click the lower-left Start button on the desktop to expand Start Menu, and then select Settings in it. Click on Apps. On Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (older than Version 1703) click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features or Control Panel > Add. On Windows XP click Control Panel > Programs > Remove Programs.

Additional Information

For further documentation visit JTB World's SmartPurger page. For 32-bit: To create Desktop and Start Menu shortcuts or run in the %appdata%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\JTBW-SmartPurger.bundle\Contents\Win32 folder. For 64-bit: To create Desktop and Start Menu shortcuts or run in the %appdata%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\JTBW-SmartPurger.bundle\Contents\Win64 folder. Uninstallation does not remove the SmartPurger Desktop and Start Menu shortcuts. If created they need to be deleted manually.

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

Known Issues

To be able to see thumbnail previews in SmartPurger administration rights are needed when starting SmartPurger the first time.


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Author/Company Information

JTB World Inc.

Support Information

For support visit our Contact page.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added AutoCAD 2019 support. No change in version number.


"Delete only files older than specified number days" setting did before not delete files as expected. This is not fixed. Fixed error that caused SmartPurger to stop when path or files names were very long. Fixed error that caused SmartPurger to stop when it reached certain folders that could not be accessed by the current user.


With this version it’s possible to only delete certain “garbage” files without having to also run AutoCAD to purge and process custom scripts. See “Only delete files, don’t process any DWG files” checkbox on Delete tab in Settings. Quick access to deleted files log file through new button on Delete tab. Minor bug fixes related to usage with AutoCAD 2017


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


If SmartPurger runs in the background it does not take unnecessary focus from whatever other app you're working with.


Added support for Autodesk AutoCAD 2015 (no version number change)

Added digital signatures on LSP, DLL, EXE and MSI files


Fixed a bug where accoreconsole did not save to specified DWG version

Purge multileader styles added

Handle dialog box about VBA not installed

Fixed bug where Educational Version - Terminated sometimes show up in status column even though the drawing is not educational


Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® console mode. Support for Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 and the 2013 DWG file format. Thumbnail color can be changed. Support for purging of Detail view styles and Section view styles. Support for custom Windows DPI settings. Free trial allow to script up to 10 drawings.

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