What is a .DRAWING File And How To Open It – Mapdiva

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Have you came across a file with the .drawing extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .drawing file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DRAWING file?

The .DRAWING file extension is Artboard Drawing. This file extension was developed by Mapdiva. The file has the text and binary format, and it is a vector related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .drawing file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DRAWING file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .DRAWING file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DRAWING file on Mac

To open the .drawing file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mapdiva Artboard software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Mapdiva Artboard software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DRAWING file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mapdiva Artboard software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DRAWING file?

If you are still unable to open the .DRAWING file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DRAWING file.drawio – diagrams.net, .drawit – Bohemian Coding, .drc – DRM Rights Object, .drc – BBC, .dream – Stardock. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DRAWING file with the Mapdiva Artboard program on Mac.