What is a .PDN File And How To Open It – Rick Brewster

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Have you came across a file with the .pdn extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .pdn file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .PDN file?

The file extension .PDN is from paint.net Image File.The developer of this file extension is Rick Brewster. The file is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .pdn file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PDN file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Chasys Draw IES software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use dotPDN paint.net and Chasys Draw IES software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PDN 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Chasys Draw IES software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PDN file?

If you are still unable to open the .PDN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PDN file.pdo – Tama Software, .pdp – Palo Alto Software, .pdp – Adobe Systems, .pdpcmd – Chaos Group, .pdpcomp – Chaos Group. 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 .PDN file with the Chasys Draw IES, dotPDN paint.net programs on Windows.