Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .dng

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dng file?
  • Which program can create the .dng file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dng format?
  • What can convert .dng files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dng extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Digital Negative Image .dng file icon

Digital Negative Image

DNG file is a Digital Negativ image. DNG is a publicly available archival format for the raw files generated by digital cameras.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Adobe Photoshop
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/dng
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .dng file extension. If you have helpful information about .dng extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .dng filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sng (20), dgn (9), dg (6), dnf (5), rng (4), dmg (4), cng (3), dnt (3), dnh (3), dnb (3), dbg (3), ng (3), dnr (3)

Can't open a .dng file?

If you want to open a .dng file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dng association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dng

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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