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  • Enhance Your User's Experience with the New DWG Infotip Shell Extension.
  • Show the DWG properties as an Infotip (tooltip) in Explorer or even from file dialog boxes within AutoCAD.

  • Use DWGPROPS in AutoCAD and add information in the Summary or Custom tabs and it will show up just hovering above a DWG file.
  • The Infotip will show the version of the DWG file, file size, date modified and most property information.
  • PROPULATE allows quick, automated population of the Drawing Properties dialog data fields.
  • No need to have AutoCAD installed. That means that everyone at your company can see this information.
  • No need to open the drawing to know information like revision and other valuable information in the drawing.

The freeware version is showing the DWG file format and title.

See also the complementary application DWG Columns for Explorer to show the information in columns in Explorer.


The following download is a freeware version that also can be used for trial purpose. Only the DWG version and title shows. The full version will show all properties.

DwgInfoTip can be downloaded and installed as an app from the Autodesk Exchange Apps site. Purchase is also available through this site.

If purchase has been done via Autodesk Exchange Apps the download is available on the Autodesk Exchange Apps My Downloads page. Sign in with the same account used when purchasing.

Version 1.4 download:

Version 1.3 download:

Contact us for downloads of full version if you are a customer.

System requirements

Only DWG files in 2007, 2010 and 2013 file format shows property information. If there is need to support older DWG versions let us know. DWG 2007 is created by AutoCAD 2007 up to 2009 including verticals as well as other DWG compatible software. DWG 2010 is created by AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD 2012 based applications. DWG 2013 created by AutoCAD 2013, AutoCAD 2014, AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD 2016.

This works with DWG files edited with applications like Dassault Systemes DraftSight, Caddie, progeCAD, Bricsys BricsCAD, IMSI TurboCAD, GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD, nanoCAD, MicroStation, ZWCAD+ and others.

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. 32-bit or 64-bit.

Windows 2000, Windows XP might also work but are not supported.


2.5 USD for one license or less depending on the amount of licenses.

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When your purchase is completed you will get an email with a link to the download.

If you have really many users that you want to give access to this software we can discuss a discounted price based on your particular situation. Educational discounts available.

The license is perpetual and support is included. If you have more than one computer and you are the only user of the application one license is enough.

Available payment methods: Credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB, Carte Bleue), PayPal, Local Bank Transfer, Wire Transfer, Bankgiro, Real-time Bank Transfer, Electronic Check (ECP), Skrill (Moneybookers), WebMoney and Alipay (PaySafeCard, Ukash, cashU, Boleto Bancario, Boleto Bancario can be made available upon request) Refund policy.

DwgInfoTip can also be downloaded, installed and purchased as an app from the Autodesk Exchange Apps site.



To install run setup .exe.

Administrator rights are needed to install.

After installation log out and log in from Windows if the tooltip does not show up.

It may be needed to run either of the below files and merge to the registry too.
InfoTipReg current user 32-bit.reg
InfoTipReg current user 64-bit.reg


Use DWGPROPS within AutoCAD and populate with information.


PROPULATE can be used to automatically populate for example attribute information from the title block into the properties. See this PROPULATE tutorial.

And here is what it look like in Explorer.

See also the complementary application DWG Columns for Explorer to show the information in columns in Explorer.

Contact us for any questions, wishes or comments. A lot more can be done to automate your work.

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