How to import orthophotos into AutoCAD

Modified on Wed, 07 Dec 2022 at 12:48 PM

All orthophotos generated in NUBIGON are to scale. Only top-view orthophotos are fully geo-referenced. This article describes how to export orthophotos from NUBIGON and import them into AutoCAD.


  1. Make sure to export orthophotos from NUBIGON with Write TFW (World) file enabled.
  2. Download and install the GEOREFIMG command on AutoCAD.

NUBIGON uses meters as its working unit.

Import into AutoCAD

  1. Drag and drop the orthophoto onto the main view of AutoCAD.
  2. When prompted to enter insertion point, scale factor, and rotation angle, press Enter each time.
  3. In the command line, type GEOREFIMG and press Enter.
  4. Select the orthophoto and press Enter.

DISCLAIMER: This workflow contains a third-party solution. NUBIGON Inc. shares this information as a courtesy to its customers and makes no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, for the content’s validity or accuracy.