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AutoCAD WS extension is a fine online utility for the designers, architects, and engineers who are frequently creating, editing, or using DWG drawings. This tool allows you to view, edit and share DWG drawings using your Chrome browser with the AutoCAD WS web and mobile application. There is no need to install any software, as you can simply store drawings and project files in an easy-to-access online workspace. Later on, you can share and collaborate upon these files with others by sending them the online link to the required drawing.
As you install this plug-in, it takes you to its website, www.autocadws.com. Here, you need to create an account and log-in once, after which the Chrome browser will remember your username and password, and you can start using the browser to work on your drawings. And since there is no software involvement, so you can use any computer anywhere in the world having a Chrome browser to log-in, upload your files and access them. There are more than 100 familiar AutoCAD commands and shortcuts that you can use to edit these DWG files in your Chrome browser.
Moreover, you can synchronize and view or edit your online files with your iPad or iPhone for a truly on-the-go experience. To share these drawings with other users, you can set permissions and enable others to view, edit or even download these drawings. Additionally, you can collaborate in real-time and work with them to edit the same files at the same time, sitting in various parts of the globe, all with the help of this handy tool. Another notable feature is that of integrating Google Maps into your drawing. By doing so, you can see designs in an actual world setting. It surely wouldn’t get any more real than this!
Also, since it is free so you do not have to worry about piracy issues or shelling out cash while using it. Easy to use and without any software, this extension is a clever way for those on the go, or the users who would like to get a flavor of the AutoCAD mechanism.