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.DNG File Extension

File Type 1Digital Negative Image File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.9 (51 Votes)
CategoryCamera Raw Files

What is a DNG 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.

More Information

Read more about Adobe's DNG Specification.

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

Open and view .DNG files with File Viewer Plus.

Programs that open DNG files

Updated 12/4/2018

File Type 2Virtual Dongle Image

2.4 (10 Votes)
CategoryData Files

.DNG File Association 2

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.

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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.

Programs that open DNG files

Updated 1/6/2015

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