What are DGN files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DGN 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 DGN files.
What is a DGN file?
A .DGN file is a Bentley MicroStation CAD drawing file.
Files that use the .dgn file extension are most commonly associated with the MicroStation construction design software application. The DGN files that are used by this software contain 2D or 3D drawings that are based on the Intergraph Standard File Format or, in some cases, the V8 DGN standard.
How to open DGN files
We have identified six DGN openers that are compatible with this specific type of DGN file.
Programs that open Bentley MicroStation CAD drawing files
Last updated: January 3, 2024
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DGN files. Remember, different programs may use DGN 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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