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DNG file format

File extension
.dng
File category
Description
Digital Negative format (DNG) is a lossless open RAW image file format flourished by Adobe. Adobe developed DNG file format to fulfill some purposes which 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 both supported by this format, which results “linear DNGs” along with the raw variety. It is possible for a linear DNG to control changes like color profile, HDR etc. crated by raw converters. Every converter supporting raw DNG file format supports linear DNG files too.
Programs
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Corel Draw
Google Picasa
Developer
ADOBE
MIME type
image/dng
image/x-adobe-dng