File Extension Library


.DKN File Extension

  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .DKN file?

.DKN file extension has been classified as Various data Files.

.DKN is ONETEP density kernel file

The dkn file extension is associated with the ONETEP (Order-N Electronic Total Energy Package) a tool for quantum-mechanical calculations.

The dkn file stores density kernel data for the ONETEP tool.


How to open:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.For general information try to look at:Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

How to Open .DKN file on different platforms

Open .DKN File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DKN
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DKN file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DKN files" Press "Ok"

Open .DKN File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DKN file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DKN File on Linux

Right click on the .DKN file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DKN File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DKN file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DKN File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DKN files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DKN files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DKN files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DKN file format
  2. You need to check the .DKN file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)