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DNG file format

File extension
.dng
File category
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Corel Draw
Google Picasa
Description
Digital Negative format (DNG) is a lossless open RAW image file format flourished by Adobe. Adobe developed a DNG file format to fulfill some purposes they thought RAW file format couldn’t accomplish. Digital image keeping, simple, inclusive utilization by software developers, in-camera application by camera producers, multi-vendor compatibility.
Technical details
DNG extension files are constructed as per TIFF/EP grades. DNG supports several forms of metadata. Images with raw data and without raw data are supported by this format, which results in “linear DNGs” and the natural variety. A linear DNG can control changes like color profile, HDR, etc. created by raw converters. Every converter supporting raw DNG file format supports linear DNG files too.
MIME type
image/dng
image/x-adobe-dng