DGST file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dgst - OpenSSL Message Digest Data

The DGST data files are related to OpenSSL. The DGST file is an OpenSSL Message Digest Data. OpenSSL is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols.

Data files
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OpenSSL Message Digest Data related extensions:
OpenSSL Certificate Authority Data
Certificate File
Certificate Signing Request Data
Certificate File
Key Database File
OCSP Request Data

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

Can't open a .dgst 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 .dgst file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dgs, dgt, dst, gst

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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