What is a .DGC File And How To Open It – Shin-ichi Tsuruta (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .dgc extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .dgc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DGC file?

The .DGC file extension stands for DGCA File Archive. It was developed by Shin-ichi Tsuruta. The file has the binary format, and it is a compressed file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dgc file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DGC file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DGC file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DGC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dgc file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the DGCA software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is DGCA.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DGC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DGCA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DGC file?

If you are still unable to open the .DGC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DGC file.dge – Micro Focus, .dgk – Delcam, .dgml – Microsoft, .dgn – Bentley Systems, .dgs – DevSoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DGC file with the DGCA program on Windows.