Convert DGN to SVG

DGN files are drawings created by and supported by CAD applications such as MicroStation and Intergraph Interactive Graphics Design System. It is used for creating and saving designs for construction projects such as highways, bridges, and buildings. The format is similar to Autodesk’s DWG file format and is considered its competitor.

Steps to convert DGN to SVG in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the DGN file to SVG format in an easy and intuitive way just using a few lines of code as described below:

  • Create an instance of Converter class and pass source DGN file path as a constructor parameter. You may specify absolute or relative file path as per your requirements.
  • Create an instance of ImageConvertOptions class and set Format property to GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.ImageFileType.Svg.
  • Call Converter class Convert method and pass the filename for the converted SVG file and the ImageConvertOptions object from the previous step as parameters.
// Load the source DGN file
using (var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("sample.dgn"))
{
    // Set the convert options for SVG format
   var options = new ImageConvertOptions { Format = GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.ImageFileType.Svg };
    // Convert to SVG format
    converter.Convert("converted.svg", options);
}

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DGN to SVG Live Demo

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET provides an online DGN to SVG converter, which allows you to try it for free and check conversion quality and accuracy.

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