Export SHP ESRI Shapefile from AutoCAD Drawing

How to Export SHP ESRI Shapefile in AutoCAD: Step by Step Tutorial

  1. Download and Install Automapki Application:Import Google Earth KML to AutoCAD & export to ESRI SHP

    First, you need to download and install a free evaluation of our Automapki Application. This application is designed to help you convert and export your DWG drawings to SHP map files.
  2. Launch the Export Map Command:Step 2: Launch the Export Map Command

    Once the application is installed, open AutoCAD and type AmExportMap in the AutoCAD command window or press on the Export Map menu item. This will initiate the process of exporting your DWG map.
  3. Select a Coordinate Reference System:Step 3: Select a Coordinate Reference System

    In the next step, you will need to select a coordinate reference system for your DWG drawing from the list of 3000 available by default. This is crucial as it ensures that your drawing aligns correctly with real-world geographic locations.
  4. Select Entities to Export:Step 4: Select Entities to Export

    Now, select all DWG drawing entities that you want to export and save in the SHP shapefile. This could include lines, points, polygons, and other elements in your drawing.
  5. Export to SHP Shapefile:Step 5: Export to SHP Shapefile

    Finally, one SHP shapefile per DWG drawing layer is created in the selected folder. This means that if your drawing has multiple layers, each layer will be exported as a separate SHP file.

Export DWG Drawings to SHP: Conclusion

By following these steps, you can easily export your DWG drawings to SHP shapefiles using our Automapki Application. This can be particularly useful when you need to use your drawings in GIS applications or other platforms that support the SHP format. Remember to always check the exported files to ensure that all the necessary data has been correctly transferred. Happy mapping!