DESIGN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.design - Microsoft Expression Design Drawing

The DESIGN document files are related to Microsoft Expression Design. The DESIGN file is a Microsoft Expression Design Drawing. Microsoft Expression Design is Microsoft's commercial professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images based on Creature House Expression

Microsoft Expression Design
Document files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .design file extension. Even harmful programs can create .design files. Be especially cautious with .design files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .design 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.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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