Adobe DNG Software Development Kit (SDK) 1.1

The Adobe DNG SDK provides support for reading and writing DNG files as well as support for converting DNG data into a format easily displayed or processed by imaging applications. This SDK can serve as a starting point for adding DNG support to existing applications that use and manipulate images or as an aid to adding DNG support within cameras.

File Information

Product DNG SDK
Version 1.1
Platform Macintosh
File Name
File Size 13.4MB
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System requirements

The current DNG SDK code includes project files for Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 (v7.1) and Apple XCode 2.2.

Installation Instructions

After downloading a ".zip" file, use the operating system or a utility such as WinZip or PKZIP to access the file's contents.

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Unzip the archive maintaining the folder structure.

This folder contains two directories:

1) dng_sdk — Main source code for the Adobe DNG Software Development Kit

2) xmp_sdk — Binary distribution of the Adobe XMP Software Development Kit to allow easy building on Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms

The main page for Doxygen generated documentation for the DNG SDK can be found at:


Additional notes

The DNG specification and other resources can be found on the Digital Negative page.