Digital Negative or DNG file format is Adobe open raw image format that is used for digital photography.
DNG file format is publicity available archival format for the digital cameras generated raw files, which means that Adobe have published a license that allows anyone to exploit DNG file format.
DNG image format is based on TIFF standard format and contains one main image, metadata and optionally at least one JPEG preview. This image format it supports various formats of metadata, as Exif, XMP, IPTC and others.
DNG image format is RAW image format and to open through internet browser they need to be converted to some supported image format such as JPG, PNG or GIF.
So, if you want to upload an image in DNG format to social networks or show it to your blog or website, you will need to convert it to supported format.
There are many viewers and converters for DNG image format, but not all are free and provide good and quality converting.
DNG Viewer is completely FREE software, that can open, view, resize and convert DNG images to other more popular image formats.
Its simplicity allows you to open and convert DNG image quick, in few steps, without any problems or misunderstanding.
DNG Viewer also supports resizing, zooming and rotating opened DNG image. Just open DNG image and click on toolbar icons to rotate image or zoom in/out or enter desired dimensions to resize the image. Click Save File icon and choose one of the popular image formats: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP or TIFF to save image to.
Clean and FREE
DNG Viewer is a freeware and does not contain any form of malware, including but not limited to: spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors.
Stable and Fast
DNG Viewer have a very simple and easy to use user interface, and uses only libraries that need for processing. This provides fast and stable work of the application.
DNG Viewer is very simple and easy to use. You just need to open DNG files, rotate or resize and click Save File. In the Save File dialog you will be able to select from given formats to which one you want to convert and save opened ARW image.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; Windows XP; Windows Vista; Windows 7.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (included in Windows 7 and Windows 8).
*NEW Now DNG Viewer Supports: Windows RT; Windows 8; Windows 8.1.
Another popular RAW image viewers are:
Nikon RAW image viewer - NEF Viewer
Fuji RAW image viewer - RAF Viewer
DNG Viewer is a combination of all these RAW viewers mentioned above and beside DNG also supports other RAW image formats as CR2, CRW, NEF, RAF and ARW.