DKN file format description
Many people share .dkn files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dkn file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dkn files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dkn - ONETEP Density Kernel
The DKN data files are related to ONETEP. DKN file is an ONETEP Density Kernel. ONETEP (Order-N Electronic Total Energy Package) is a linear-scaling code for quantum-mechanical calculations based on density-functional theory. The ONETEP seems to be no longer supported.
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- ONETEP Density Kernel related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dkn file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dkn files. Be especially cautious with .dkn files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dkn 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .dkn file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dmn, ckn, skn, dun, dnk, dkm, dk, rkn, don, dkb
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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