CDS file format description
Many people share .cds files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cds file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cds files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cds - ChemDraw Stationery Document
The CDS document files are related to ChemOffice. The CDS file is a ChemDraw Stationery (Style Sheet) Document. ChemDraw is a major molecule editor developed by the cheminformatics company CambridgeSoft. ChemDraw is part of the ChemOffice suite of programs and is available for Macintosh and Microsoft Windows.
- Document files
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- ChemDraw Stationery Document related extensions:
.cds - TrialDirector Input Data
The CDS data files are related to TrialDirector. The CDS file is a TrialDirector Input Data. TrialDirector is a presentation software program made by inData Corporation specifically for attorneys to present evidence in trials, mediations, and arbitrations.
- Data files
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- TrialDirector Input Data related extensions:
.cds - ConceptDraw PROJECT Slideshow
The CDS document files are related to ConceptDraw PROJECT. The CDS file is a ConceptDraw PROJECT Slideshow. ConceptDraw PROJECT is a tool for managing single or multiple projects.
- ConceptDraw PROJECT
- Document files
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- ConceptDraw PROJECT Slideshow related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cds file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cds files. Be especially cautious with .cds files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cds file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .cds file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ccs, cd, cd5, cdc, cde, cdw, cdx, cdz, cfs, crs, cs, csd, css, cvs, cws
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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- VEDA User Sets File
- CorelDraw Compressed Drawing
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