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DNG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dng - Digital Negative Image

The DNG graphic files are related to Adobe Photoshop. DNG file is a Digital Negativ image. DNG is a publicly available archival format for the raw files generated by digital cameras.

Adobe Photoshop
Graphic files
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Digital Negative Image related extensions:
ACDSee Canvas Image
ACDSee Album
Art Image
Ability Photopaint Image
Catia Highly Compressed Graphics
Elphel Project JP4 File

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

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

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

sng, cng, dnr, dnt, dg, ng, fng, dnh, dnb, djg, dgn, xng, dbg, rng, ndg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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