Image to CAD Drafting Services

Paper to CAD Drafting Services

Convert images to CAD with our on-demand CAD drafters

A CAD file is required for virtually all architectural and engineering processes today. The use of computer-aided drafting software to create drawings is no longer considered a luxury, but a necessity. Therefore, if you have image files for your project but no CAD files, it is time to convert those files.

Whether you have paper drawings, photographs, or digital image files, you will need to convert them to a CAD format if you want to take advantage of everything that CAD software has to offer. The good news is you do not need to manually redraw your existing images. HandtoCAD has a large number of seasoned CAD experts who are ready to handle the conversion process on your behalf.

Why convert images to CAD files

We would say that digital is the future, but the reality is that we already live in a digital world. People associate digital files with precision, professionalism, and quality. If your project is not represented by a high-quality CAD file, you are holding yourself back.

There is a greater degree of precision in CAD designs. Using computer-aided drafting, you can convey your vision with absolute precision and precision. If you cannot afford ambiguity, you must adopt digital methods.

CAD files are also significantly easier to edit than traditional blueprints and diagrams. In the past, minor changes to a drawing might have necessitated a complete redo, but CAD files can now be modified with the click of a button. You may not currently intend to make any changes, but you never know what the future may bring.

Using CAD software, you can also add a third dimension to your design. While traditional drawings can only exist on a 2D sheet of paper, a CAD file can be constructed in the computer into a 3D object. The conversion process will not immediately transform your 2D drawing into a 3D model, but it will lay the groundwork for you to make that transition in the future.

By transferring your images to CAD, you can minimize risks and maximize opportunities simultaneously. The longer you wait to convert your images, the greater the risk you expose yourself to. CAD conversion is the path to self-assurance, command, and originality.

Why hire a freelance CAD professional

If you’ve researched options for converting your image to a CAD file, you’re likely aware that there are programs and services that offer “automated conversion.” These services use computer programs to automatically convert images to CAD files. These options can be enticing because they appear inexpensive, but they can end up costing significantly more in the long run. If you care about quality and return on investment, you require the services of a CAD expert.
In fields such as engineering, architecture, and manufacturing, exactitude is essential. “Close enough” just doesn’t cut it. Some conversion programs boast a 99% accuracy rate, but it is impossible to predict the impact of the remaining 1%. In some instances, even minute variations can cause problems with compatibility, structural integrity, and fundamental operation.
Humans can interpret flaws, whereas computer programs cannot. Even the most advanced image processing software cannot interpret an image like a human can. Humans have an inherent advantage when it comes to identifying smudges, smears, and scribbles. A human draftsman can extract meaning from the noise in an old, worn-out drawing in a way that computers simply cannot. The greater the image’s age and the number of flaws, the greater the importance of human eyes.
If you want the best possible final product, you must begin with the best possible CAD file. To accomplish this, you need the assistance of a trained professional. This is not a place to save money. The cost of hiring a professional is significantly less than the cost of correcting errors made by an unthinking computer.

Services for every CAD file format

HandtoCAD recognizes that each project has unique requirements. There are also numerous file formats that may require conversion.

Regardless of the image’s source format, you want it converted to the same format. Therefore, our freelancers are able to generate CAD files from virtually any type of image file imaginable.

At HandToCAD, you will find experts who can convert the following files:


  • GIF

  • PNG


  • PDF

  • BMP

  • DNG

  • PSD

  • RAW

  • And more

These are only the most common types of conversions. Know that regardless of what you are holding, CAD software will provide you with the assistance you need to achieve your desired results. Our experienced freelancers can work with you throughout the entire process to ensure your satisfaction.

Here are some of the CAD file formats that can be converted from your images:

  • 3DS

  • DWG

  • DXF

  • IGES

  • STEP

  • STL

  • ACIS

  • MDX

  • And more

We can provide you with files for use in any of these programs:

  • AutoCAD

  • Revit

  • PTC Creo

  • SolidWorks


  • Unigraphics NX

  • MicroStation

  • And more

HandToCAD supports a multitude of formats, programs, and international specifications. We are not mindless drones; rather, we are methodical professionals who will create CAD files according to your specifications.

Going above and beyond

The objective of direct conversion is to meticulously and precisely recreate an image as a CAD file. It’s an excellent beginning, but it’s only the tip of the iceberg. You can go beyond what is in the original image by hiring a professional with experience converting CAD files and drawing them from scratch.

Other services offered include:

  • Layering

  • Colorization

  • Font choice

  • Borders

  • Additional labels

  • Branding

Why you should work with HandToCAD

Hand toCAD is committed to meeting your needs. Therefore, we offer a guarantee of accuracy. If we failed to convert your file according to your specifications, you are eligible for a full refund.

All things considered, it should be clear that HandToCAD is the best solution for your CAD conversion needs.