What is a .DGT File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dgt extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .dgt file extension and how to open it.

What is a .DGT file?

The file extension .DGT is from DST Thumbnail File.The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .dgt file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DGT file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DGT file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .dgt file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Paint software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DGT 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

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Microsoft Paint software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DGT file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dgt file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Preview software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DGT 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple Preview software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DGT file on Linux

To open the .dgt file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DGT 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

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GIMP software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DGT file?

If you are still unable to open the .DGT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DGT file.dharma – Dharma Ransomware Encrypted File, .dhcd – DHCD Computing, .dhs – Hyperionics, .dht – Aptech, .dhtml – Dynamic HTML file. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DGT file with the Microsoft Paint program on Windows, Apple Preview program on Mac and GIMP software on Linux.