Have you downloaded a file with .dgn extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .dgn file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.
What is a .DGN file?
The .DGN file extension stands for MicroStation Design File. The developer of this file extension is Bentley Systems. The file is a
What to know
There are currently 4 software that can open the .dgn file on 1 platform.
How to open a .DGN file?
Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DGN file on various operating systems.
How to open a .DGN file on Windows (7, 8, 10)
Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dgn file on Windows in 4 easy steps.
1. The first step is to download the
Step 2: Locating your .DGN file
2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.
Step 3: Choose “Open with”
3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.
Step 4: Choose the software and click ok
4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Corel PaintShop Pro software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.
Still cannot open the .DGN file?
If you are still unable to open the .DGN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .DGN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: