DWG/DXF Compare Autodesk® AutoCAD®

DWG/DXF Compare Autodesk® AutoCAD®

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. 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 two 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 result of the comparison will be stored. 
  • Click “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 list of open documents. 
  • Select any two documents and hit compare button

Rest is same as that of above case.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Shows information about the publisher.


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


Shows COLOR Settings Palette


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, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


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.

Enhancement - GUI improved.
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