General Usage Instructions
pdf2cad is a standalone tool which takes up where PDF conversion plug-ins leave off. It includes batch conversion, support page-ranges, extracts layers based on color, attributes, PDF definitions and more. It's a powerful solution which allows you to create the optimal conversions and then opens the files as DWG in Autodesk® AutoCAD®.
pdf2cad can be installed quickly on a PC using the built-in installer. Just follow the prompts. Once it has been installed, it can be launched from a directory, Start menu or task bar.
|pdf2cad v12 adds options to convert password-protected PDF files, improves image control and adds automatic font mapping.
|pdf2cad version 11 adds new input formats EPS (.eps) and Adobe Illustrator (.ai). Supports DXF/DWG output formats from Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2000 through Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2017. New options to fine-tune conversion of characters to text strings, default font mapping option, Layer separation based on spot color names (for example RGB_0_0_0), separate layers based on a combination of colors and line-widths, new option to create custom line styles, true color support line/fill attribute (Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2004 and higher), width polyline DXF entry, Improved precision + scaling line-widths, Improved error and warning handling, Bug fixes and enhancements, Enhanced PDF interpreter,