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Details of extension .qds

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .qds file?
  • Which program can create the .qds file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .qds format?
  • What can convert .qds files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .qds extension?
Windows Directory Query File .qds file icon

Windows Directory Query File

The QDS file is a Windows Directory Query File. After the directory search is configured, save it by clicking Save Search on the File menu. Note that your search is saved as a .qds file, and this saved search can now be distributed by e-mail, profiles, or other distribution method.
Category: Other files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .qds filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

qss (1), qs (1), qfs (1), qdz (1), qdw (1), qdc (1), qd (1), qxs (1), ds (1), qvs (1), qsd (1), qrs (1), qes (1), qdx (1), qde (1)

Can't open a .qds file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.qds

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android