Compatiable from 2012 to latest

All versions are compatible with Autodesk 2012

Version History

VersionDateCompatible with to 2012 May 20182019 to 2012 Feb 2018 Apr 20172018 to 2012 Dec 2016 Mar 2016 Jun 2015 Oct 2014 Sep 2013

Version 8.3.0

  • 2021 support added

Version 8.1.0

  • AutodeskĀ® AutoCADĀ® 2019 support added.
  • Added the option to enable/disable the automatic backup of files.
  • Added the option to enable/disable the INDEXCTL variable checking.

Version 7.0

  • Can change the language of the user interface.
  • Can view the Drawing version before purging.
  • AutoCAD 2018 support added
  • Different icon for the Batch Purge command.
  • And fixed the bugs reported recently.

Version 6.2.0

  • Backup the drawings while using 'Replace/Overwrite drawing' option. This option is added because batch purge crash randomly on some files.
  • Additional tools added. There is a new tab to set the additional options for the drawing, such as system variables, switching layouts and changing units.
  • Now you can reset the Purge settings folder location to your preference location to avoid read/write permission error and profile changes error.

Version 6.0

Issues fixed

  • Preview/Thumbnail is missing after batch purge.
  • Removed 'Purge Zero length Geometry and Empty texts [This was reported causing error by so many users]
  • Batch Purge was ignoring uppercase *.DWG extension while selecting a folder.
  • Fixed some errors while running Purge.

Drawing Purge Command Features

  • Option to automatically scan and report the existence of DGN data on drawing while it opens.
  • Individual Purge settings.
  • Only show the selected items results after purging.

Batch Purge Command Features

  • Now you cancel the purge command in Batch Purge.
  • Drag/Drop multiple folders.
  • Sort the columns.
  • Old/New size column added.
  • Export Purge results in CSV/TAB delimited file.
  • Only show the Columns that are selected to Purge.
  • Create a list of xrefs from the selected drawings, so that later you can add these xrefs to Purge.
  • Audit the drawing (from 2015 version)
  • Option to not to save the drawing.
  • Minimize the Purge window to work with AutoCAD while purging is in progress.
  • Individual Batch Purge settings.

Version 5.0

  • Purge more items like Empty Groups, Text and PDF Underlays.
  • Now the Purge progress can be viewed in two different ways
  • In Batch Purge, Copy/Paste the folder path to Purge.
  • Option to NOT to change the modified date of drawing file.
  • Export the Purge Results to a CSV file.
  • Double click on a file to open that file in Windows Explorer.
  • Control the Selection and Appearance of the dialog.

Version 1.0

  • Initial Release
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Contributors: Ajilal Vijayan