Files with pdn extension 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!

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Software that open pdn 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

File extension pdn 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, including layers, image settings, transparency, effects.

Updated: November 24, 2023

The default software associated to open pdn file:

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:

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

How to convert:

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

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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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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 pdn files.

Software that open pdn file - Paint.NET picture format

Programs supporting the exension pdn on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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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