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SDTS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sdts - Spatial Data Transfer Standard File

The SDTS data files are related to ArcGIS. SDTS file is a Spatial Data Transfer Standard file. Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS) is a standard used to describe earth-referenced spatial data. It was designed to easily transfer and use spatial data on different computer platforms.

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Spatial Data Transfer Standard File related extensions:
ArcGIS Option Data
ArcGIS Optional Index
ArcGIS Attribute Index
ArcGIS Auxilliary File
ArcGIS BIL World File
ArcGIS BMP World Data

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

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

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

dts, sts, sdt, sdfs, ssts, sds

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Stream SubText Script Subtitle
SDFS Image

Operating systems

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

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