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DODS file format description

Many people share .dods files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dods file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dods files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dods - Distributed Oceanographic Data System Data

The DODS data files are related to OPeNDAP. DODS file is a Distributed Oceanographic Data System Data. The Distributed Ocean Data System (DODS) is a software framework used for data networking.

Data files
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Distributed Oceanographic Data System Data related extensions:
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Briggs Softworks Calendar Commander Data
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Motion Object
MicroSim PCBoard Unrouted Nets Report Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dods file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dods files. Be especially cautious with .dods files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dods 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.

The .dods file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

dds, dod, dos, fods, ods

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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