File Extension Library

.DNG File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Camera Raw Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DNG files and how to open them?

Can't open .DNG file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DNG file.

What is a .DNG file extension?

.DNG file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .DNG has been classified as Camera Raw Files. The format of .DNG file is Binary.

.DNG is Digital Negative Image File

Universal RAW image format for saving digital photos in an uncompressed format; developed by Adobe Systems as a RAW image archival format and is supported by many image viewing and photo editing programs.

Read more about Adobe's DNG Specification.

NOTE: DNG files can be viewed directly in Windows using the Ardfry Imaging DNG codec.

List of all softwares that can open the Digital Negative Image File
File Viewer Plus
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Lightroom CC 2019
Microsoft Windows Photos
Serif PhotoPlus
ACD Systems Canvas X 2019
ACD Systems ACDSee 2018
Google Picasa
CyberLink PhotoDirector 8 Ultra
Apple Preview
Apple Photos
Google Picasa
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Adobe Lightroom CC 2019
MacPhun ColorStrokes
CyberLink PhotoDirector 8 Ultra
Adobe Photoshop Express
File Viewer for Android
Adobe Photoshop Express
File Type 2 Virtual Dongle Image
Category: Data Files

Virtual Dongle image created by programs, such as EdgePro and Sentinel Dongle Dumper, then used by dongle emulators; contains a virtual copy of a dongle, which includes license information and acts as a key that allows software to be run.

A dongle is a physical device used to activate expensive software. The device helps protect the software from being stolen by hackers. DNG files are designed for users to backup or recover keys stored in the physical dongles that are lost or broken.

List of all softwares that can open the Virtual Dongle Image
Soft-Key Solutions DongleBackup2012

How to fix problems with .DNG files

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