SDS file format description
Many people share .sds files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sds file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sds files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.sds - MIDI Sample Dump Standard
The SDS audio files are related to Awave Studio. SDS file is a MIDI Sample Dump Standard file. The SDS defines the standard method for transfer of sound sample data between MIDI-equipped devices. SDS file is a raw MIDI data dump of an SDS (Sample Dump Standard) transfer and can be up to twice as large as the actual waveform.
- Awave Studio
- Audio files
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- MIDI Sample Dump Standard related extensions:
.sds - Cadcorp SIS Shared Dataset
The SDS gis files are related to Cadcorp SIS Map Manager. SDS file is a Cadcorp SIS Shared Dataset. Cadcorp SIS - Spatial Information System which runs on Microsoft Windows and encompasses desktop GIS modules, ActiveX and COM based Developer Kits, web-based GIS software (GeognoSIS) and a mobile data capture solution (mSIS).
- Cadcorp SIS Map Manager
- GIS files
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- Cadcorp SIS Shared Dataset related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .sds file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sds files. Be especially cautious with .sds files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .sds 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 .sds file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ssd, ses, wds, sws, eds, sde, cds, srs, sdx, sdq, zds, sdc, scs, sss, ds
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Adobe Audition v2 Session
- Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
- ArcSDE Connection File
- ScreenWeaver Project
- Stardock WindowBlinds Skin Filelist
- SPECCTRA Session File
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