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Incompatible DWG or DXF files


File Format Compatibility

MudShark supports the following AutoDesk dwg and dxf file formats.


AutoCAD Release Native File Format
AutoCAD 2018 - AutoCAD 2020 AutoCAD 2018
AutoCAD 2013 - AutoCAD 2017 AutoCAD 2013
AutoCAD 2010 - AutoCAD 2012 AutoCAD 2010


Importing Incompatible Files in MudShark

If you're using an older version of MudShark, you might come across an error like the following when importing a more recent dwg or dxf file format.


Example error message



Ensure you're using the latest version

AutoCAD 2018 is supported in MudShark 8, if you're facing issues with file compatibility, we recommend upgrading to the latest release. We can always test a file with the latest version of MudShark to ensure it loads.