DGNLIB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dgnlib - Bentley MicroStation Design Library

The DGNLIB data files are related to Bentley MicroStation. The DGNLIB file is a Bentley MicroStation Design Library. Bentley System Microstation is a 3D CAD software for drawing and construction.

Bentley MicroStation
Data files
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Bentley MicroStation Design Library related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dgnlib file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dgnlib files. Be especially cautious with .dgnlib files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dgnlib 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

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