DCN file format description

Many people share .dcn files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dcn file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dcn files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dcn - Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Depth Slope Definition

The DCN data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D. The DCN file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Depth Slope Definition . AutoCAD Civil 3D is a standards-based surveying and civil engineering design software.

Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
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.dcn - VerdiCash Digital Cash Note

The DCN data files are related to VerdiCash. The DC file is a VerdiCash Digital Cash Note. The VerdiCash seems to be no longer supported.

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VerdiCash Digital Cash Note related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dcn file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dcn files. Be especially cautious with .dcn files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dcn file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dcn file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ccn, cdn, cn, dc, dcb, dcg, dch, dcm, dfn, dn, dnc, dsn, dvn, dxn, ecn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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