PDN File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PDN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PDN files.

What is a PDN file?

The .pdn file extension is used for an image file format, which was developed by Rick Brewster. These PDN files are generated by the Paint.NET software, a Windows application for creating and editing raster graphics. This program was also created by Rick Brewster.Also known as Paint.NET image files, these PDN files contain digital raster graphics. The .pdn file format is the default output file format of digital graphics that are created, edited and saved in the Paint.NET program. This software can also be used to export these PDN files to other image file formats that are supported by this application.It's recommended to only use the Paint.NET application when opening and editing these .pdn files. This software can also open and edit other graphics file formats.

How to open PDN files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PDN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different PDN openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PDN

While we know of one file format using the .PDN file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PDN file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Paint.NETPaint.NETUser submitted
John Paul Chacha's Chasys Draw IESJohn Paul Chacha's Chasys Draw IESUser submitted
DamDamUser submitted
ImagineImagineUser submitted
LazPaintLazPaintUser submitted
Univ'TchatUniv'TchatUser submitted
SoapBoxSoapBoxUser submitted
YiasooYiasooUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PDN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PDN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!