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User Guide > File Formats and Compressions > File Formats > File Formats Reference > DGN
Full Name MicroStation Drawing (Drawing format used by MicroStation construction design software)
Format ID ImGearFormats.DGN
File Extension(s) *.dgn
Data Type Vector image
Data Encoding Binary
Multi-Page Support No
Alpha Channel Support No
Metadata Update Support No
ImageGear Platforms Support Win32, Win64, .NET, .NET64
DGN format requires ImageGear.Formats.CAD Namespace.

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DGN is a CAD file format used by Intergraph IGDS CAD software. It is not as commonly used as some other CAD file formats, but it has an open specification. ImageGear supports the toggling of Models, View Groups, and Views for DGNs.