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Details of extension .hds

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .hds file?
  • Which program can create the .hds file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .hds format?
  • What can convert .hds files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .hds extension?
Parallels Desktop Hard Disk Image .hds file icon

Parallels Desktop Hard Disk Image

HDS file is Parallels Desktop Hard Disk Image. Parallels Desktop is a software solution for creating and running virtual machines inside a virtual environment on a host computer.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Parallels Desktop
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Parallels Desktop Configuration File
Parallels Desktop Machine Bundle
Parallels Desktop Hard Disk Info
Parallels Desktop Compressed Virtual Machine
Parallels Desktop Saved State Image
Parallels Desktop Memory Dump
Parallels Desktop Data
Parallels Desktop Keyboard Preferences Data
Parallels Desktop Floppy Disk Image
XMap Hierarchical Dataset .hds file icon

XMap Hierarchical Dataset

HDS file is an XMap Hierarchical Dataset. XMap is a three-tiered GIS and GPS platform that addresses key functional levels within an organization’s GIS infrastructure.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: XMap GIS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
XMap GIS Image Data
XMap for Mac Data
XMap Output Data
XMap Flight Plan Statistic Data
XMap Transfer Data
XMap Project
XMap XData Dataset

Other types of files may also use the .hds file extension. If you have helpful information about .hds extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

EasyC Project Data
HyperSnap Captured Drawing
DAZ Studio ASCII Script
SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
eSubmission Builder Package
General Hard Disk Image
HD Tach Benchmark Data
HRS Pro Encrypted Secure File
Harvard Graphics Drawing

The .hds filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

jds (1), ds (1), hws (1), bds (1), hss (1), hrs (1), hes (1), hdx (1), hde (1), tds (1), hd (1), mds (1), gds (1), hxs (1), dhs (1)

Can't open a .hds file?

If you want to open a .hds file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .hds association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.hds

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android