XDS file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.xds - LcdStudio Design

The XDS data files are related to LcdStudio. The XDS file is a LcdStudio Design. LcdStudio is a program that lets you customize different LCD monitors with all sorts of information.

Data files
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LcdStudio Design related extensions:
LcdStudio Playlist

.xds - OpenGL Performer Script

The XDS development files are related to OpenGL Performer. The XDS file is an OpenGL Performer Script. OpenGL Performer is a commercial library of utility code built on top of OpenGL for the purpose of enabling hard real-time visual simulation applications.

OpenGL Performer
Development files
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OpenGL Performer Script related extensions:
Reactis Compiled Object
ProWorx NXT Symbol File
JFormDesigner Form Data
MetaTrader MetaQuotes Language 4 File
Green Shoes Package
OpenGL ES Shader Language Data

.xds - DS Game Maker Project

The XDS development files are related to DS Game Maker. The XDS file is a DS Game Maker Project. DS Game Maker is a clone of Game Maker for making Nintendo DS games.

DS Game Maker
Development files
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DS Game Maker Project related extensions:
GAUSS Source Code
µVision Protocol Data
KLone Embedded Webserver Page
Qedit Script
Alpha Five Compiled Library Script
Visual Studio Entity Data Model

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

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

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

ads, cds, dds, ds, dxs, sds, xcs, xd, xdc, xdw, xes, xfs, xrs, xs, xsd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Ada Specification File
The Dark Mod eXternal Data
Agricultural Data Interchange Syntax File
ADS40 Header Data
ChemDraw Stationery Document
XMap XData Dataset

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