File Type MicroStation Design File IconMicroStation Design File
File Format Proprietary (Bentley Systems)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

"DGN" is short for design and is a CAD format used by Bentley Systems MicroStation and Intergraph Interactive Graphics Design System. DGN files may contain 2D or 3D designs.

MicroStation is an architectural and engineering software program. It is used primarily for large design projects, such as building, highway, and bridge construction.

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IconBentley Systems Bentley View

IconBentley Systems MicroStation

IconAutodesk AutoCAD


IconIMSI TurboCAD for Mac

Updated July 1, 2009