A design file extension is related to the Microsoft Expression Design and used for its drawing files.

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Software that open design file

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DESIGN file extension - Microsoft Expression Design drawing

What is design file? How to open design files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

design file icon: design filetype icon

The design file extension is associated with the Microsoft Expression Design, part of Expression Studio suite.

DESIGN is the default file format of Expression Design and contains either vector or bitmap drawing.

The default software associated to open design file:

Microsoft Expression Design icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Expression Design  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Expression Design is a professional illustration vector and raster graphic design tool for web images based on Expression program from Creature House, which was acquired by Microsoft. It is sold as part of the Microsoft Expression Studio suite in both the Studio Ultimate and Studio Web Professional edition. 

Expression Design is now available as a free download from the Microsoft Download Center, and no new versions will be developed. Customers who previously purchased Expression Design as part of Expression Ultimate or Expression Web will receive support through the established support lifecycle.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Express Design to open and work with the design files.

How to convert:

DESIGN format can be export to various graphic image formats in Expression Design.

Find conversions from design file:

design to jpg

design to png

Find converter to design file type:

xpr to design

List of software applications associated to the .design file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open design file, edit design file, convert design file, view design file, play design file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 design files.

Software that open design file - Microsoft Expression Design drawing

Programs supporting the exension design on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open design file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with design file by default:
Microsoft Expression Design small icon Microsoft Expression Design
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Expression Studio small icon Microsoft Expression Studio

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