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FDS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fds - Final Draft Secure Copy

FDS file is a Final Draft Secure Copy. Final Draft is a screenwriting software for writing and formatting a screenplay to meet the screenplay submission standards set by the theater and film industry.

.fds file format description:
FDS format
Final Draft
Document files
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Final Draft Secure Copy related links:
Final Draft Secure Copy related extensions:
Final Draft File Converter
Final Draft Document
Final Draft Template
Final Draft v8 Document
Final Draft v8 Template

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

Can't open a .fds 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 .fds file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fsd, bds, frs, fes, fdx, fde, vds, fd, rds, eds, fws, dfs, fss, cds, fs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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