Files with pdn suffix can be usually found as raster graphics files saved in Paint.NET graphics editing tool.

There is one other file type using
the PDN file extension!

pdn file icon.pdn - Dam file

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PDN file extension - Paint.NET picture format

What is pdn file? How to open pdn files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The pdn file extension is associated with Paint.NET, a freeware raster graphics editor program for Microsoft Windows.

A .pdn file is the default format for images saved in Paint.NET. 

The default software associated to pdn file type:

Paint.NET icon

Paint.NET  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Rick Brewster

Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for Windows platform. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.

Help how to open PDN files:

Use Paint.NET or similar graphics editor to open and edit .pdn files.

How to convert file with extension PDN:

Can be resaved to another graphics format, for example PNG or JPG.

Find conversions from pdn file:

pdn to bmp

pdn to jpg

pdn to pdf

pdn to png

Find converter to pdn file type:

bmp to pdn

jpg to pdn

File identification strings:

HEX code: 50 44 4E 33
ASCII code: PDN3

List of software applications associated to the .pdn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pdn file, edit pdn file, convert pdn file, view pdn file, play pdn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the pdn files.

  • Open pdn file
  • Save pdn file
  • Edit pdn file
  • Create pdn file

Software that open pdn file - Paint.NET picture format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pdn file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pdn file by default:
Paint.NET small icon Paint.NET
Other suggested software:
GIMP small icon GIMP

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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