What is DNG file?
The DNG file extension stands for Digital Negative Image File. A DNG file contains a digital negative of an image that can be manipulated in a Photoshop and other editing software. This file will not have any visible defects like noise, compression artifacts, and distortion that can be found in digital camera images.
DNG Format details
|Digital Negative Image Format
Tools that will help you view DNG files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the DNG extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the DNG file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the DNG file differently than the application dedicated to handling the DNG file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the DNG file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the DNG file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the DNG file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
DNG File Viewers
- Adobe DNG Converter
- Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw
- Apple Aperture