Shapefile is a vector GIS format developed by Esri. It stores geographical information data. Shapefile have three geometries point, line and polygon. GIS data can be stored in different formats and the conversion of data from one format to other is also possible. So in this post we convert Shapefile to DXF. Before conversion lets know what is DXF ?
What is DXF ?
DXF is a CAD (Computer Aided Design) file and it stands for Drawing Interchange Format or Drawing Exchange Format. It is drawing interchange files used to transfer data between various application.
Convert Shapefile SHP to DXF
- Go to IGIS Map Tool login with registered email id and password or register if you are new user.
- After that you will directed to the dashboard of tool. Tap on Switch To button on the right hand side of the screen and select the Converter from the drop down list.
- In the next screen Upload your shapefile using three options first is drag & drop or browse from the system, 2nd is upload from google drive and third option is drop from Dropbox.
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- After upload next step is of selecting the desired output and you alter the CRS (Coordinate Refernce System). After selecting all fields tap on Convert File.
- File is now converted and published on map. Here, you can download the converted file.
You can style your map using IGIS Map Tool it supports following formats
- Vector File: Shapefile (with shp, shx, dbf, prj etc), KML, KMZ, GeoJSON, Topojson, GML, GPX, GPS, GPKG, MAPINFO, SQLITE, DXF, MID, MIF, CSV, XLSX
- Raster File: Geotiff (.geotiff, .tiff, .tif), Netcdf, HDF5, HDF, GRIB2
More on Conversion :
- Shapefile to SQlite
- Shapfile to GPX/GPS
- SHP to ODS
- Shapefile to KMZ KML
- SHP to GML
- Shapefile to TopoJSON
If you are facing any problem in conversion or login then please let us know by mailing at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop comment.