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Add notes or comments in DWG files in AutoCAD or BricsCAD and optionally be notified about the note when the drawing is opened.

One or multiple notes can be added, edited or deleted.


You can use these notes for yourself or within a team to remind others what needs to be done with the drawing.


DwgNotes trial can downloaded and installed as an app from the Autodesk App Store site or here: JTB DwgNotes 1.3.0.zip. Purchase is also available through this site.

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

Follow the steps to install described on the documentation tab.

Customers can alternatively contact us directly for access to download the full version.

For BricsCAD 10 or later contact us.


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System requirements

AutoCAD 2000 or later or verticals based on AutoCAD, Bricscad 10 and newer.
Tested on AutoCAD 2008 up to AutoCAD 2023 and Bricscad 10 and newer.

All verticals or flavors based on AutoCAD should be working like AutoCAD Architecture (ACA), Architectural Desktop (ADT), AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Electrical , AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD MEP (AMEP, ABS), AutoCAD P&ID, AutoCAD Plant 3D, Autodesk Advance Steel.

Compatible with those operating systems AutoCAD runs on like Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Older Windows versions might also work but are not directly supported.

Contact us if support for other CAD software is needed.

JTB World is an Autodesk Authorised Developer


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

Secure Online Payments and Credit Card Processing by BlueSnap

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. Support and upgrades is included for a minimum of 2 years after purchase. If you have more than one computer and you are the only user of the application one license is enough.

If your company is tax exempt note that BlueSnap does not currently offer a way to prevent tax from being charged on orders. We need a copy of the tax exempt certificate to refund the tax if already paid.

Available payment methods depending on country where payment is done from: Local Bank Transfer (Canada), Wire Transfer to Canada, Interac e-Transfer, Cheque (to Canada). Via BlueSnap (Global Payment Gateway) these methods may be available (not a complete list as it is updated from time to time by BlueSnap): Credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB, Carte Bleue), PayPal, Local Bank Transfer, Wire Transfer, ACH, Google Pay, UK Direct Debit, Smart Debit, Real-time Bank Transfer, Electronic Check (ECP), Apple Pay, Skrill (Moneybookers), WebMoney, Sofort, Giropay, iDeal, ENETS and Alipay (SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) Direct Debit, PaySafeCard, Ukash, cashU, Boleto Bancario, Boleto Bancario can be made available upon request) - Refund policy

DwgNotes can also be downloaded, installed and purchased as an app from the Autodesk App Store site.



Run the installer.


The app will automatically load and also add the DwgNotes panel to the Ribbon tab Plug-ins/Add-ins.


Use the command DwgNotes.

Enter the note and press Apply to add or apply changes to a note.

Select a note in the list to edit it.

Select a note and press Delete to remove it from the list.

Turn on Notification can be used to be notified if there are notes in a drawing that is opened.


Turn on Notification and this is the message showed when opening the a drawing with a note in it.


Version History

  • 2022-04-25 version 1.3.0
    • Added support for AutoCAD 2023
  • 2021-10-21 version 1.2.3
    • Fixed error the app doesn't show Notification when it is turned on.
  • 2021-07-09 version 1.2.2
    • Remove messages about uninstallation in very-silent installation mode.
  • 2020-04-22 version 1.2.1 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD 2022
    • New licensing 
  • 2020-04-10 version 1.2 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD® 2021 (no version number change)
  • 2019-03-28 version 1.2 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD® 2020 (no version number change)
  • 2018-03-22 version 1.2 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD® 2019 (no version number change)
  • 2017-03-21 version 1.2 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD® 2018 (no version number change)
  • 2016-04-02 version 1.2 update
    • Added support for AutoCAD® 2017 (no version number change)
  • 2015-03-20 version 1.2 update
    • Installer updated for AutoCAD 2016 and verticals.
      Added digital signing of installer
  • 2014-04-16 version 1.2 update
    • Installer updated for AutoCAD 2015 and verticals.
    2013 - version 1.2
    • Installer updated for AutoCAD 2014 and verticals.
  • 2012-06-29 - version 1.2
    • AutoCAD 2013 support.
  • 2011-05-11 - version 1.1
    • 30-day trial available.
    • AutoCAD 2012 based autoloader Plug-Ins support.
  • 2010-09-01 - version 1.0
    • First release

License agreement

The license agreement is found here.


Columbia Sheet Metal

Timmers Engineering & Consultancy BV

Beta Systems of Virginia

Suconsult AS


More customers are found here.

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