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What are DGML files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DGML file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your DGML files.

What is a DGML file?

DGML files have multiple uses, and Directed Graph XML Document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Directed Graph XML Document

.DGML files are the XML document files of the Directed Graph Markup Language (DGML). DGML is an XML-based file format for directed graphs. A directed graph is a graph with a set of vertices connected by edges, where these edges have a direction associated.

XML stands for Extensible Markup Language, a standard that is designed to be read by humans and machines.

How to open DGML files

Important: Different programs may use files with the DGML file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DGML file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single DGML opener which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 29, 2023

All known file formats using extension .DGML

While Directed Graph XML Document is a popular type of DGML-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DGML file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Marble Map Description

We know that one DGML format is Marble Map Description. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of DGML files. Remember, different programs may use DGML files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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