What is a .DRWDOT File And How To Open It – Dassault Systemes (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .drwdot extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .drwdot file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DRWDOT file?

The file extension .DRWDOT is from SolidWorks Drawing Template.The developer of this file extension is Dassault Systemes. The file is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DRWDOT file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DRWDOT file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DRWDOT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .drwdot file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DRWDOT 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DRWDOT file?

If you cannot open the .DRWDOT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DRWDOT file.drz – Space Telescope Science Institute, .ds – DAZ Productions, .ds – LMMS, .ds – Furcadia, .ds_store – Apple. 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 .DRWDOT file with the Dassault Systemes SolidWorks program on Windows.