ADS File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an ADS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ADS files.

What is an ADS file?

The ADS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the ADS file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the ADS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about ADS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open ADS files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ADS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 30 different ADS openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of ADS files. Remember, different programs may use ADS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

CyberLink AudioDirectorCyberLink AudioDirectorUser submitted
adrenalinadrenalinUser submitted
jGRASPjGRASPUser submitted
DiaShow UltimateDiaShow UltimateUser submitted
DiaShow PremiumDiaShow PremiumUser submitted
AquaSoft SlideShow for YouTubeAquaSoft SlideShow for YouTubeUser submitted
digiSeal readerdigiSeal readerUser submitted
DiaShow DeluxeDiaShow DeluxeUser submitted
Audio Precision AP2700Audio Precision AP2700User submitted
DiaShow StudioDiaShow StudioUser submitted
AquaSoft DiaShow XPAquaSoft DiaShow XPUser submitted
DiaShow Blue NetDiaShow Blue NetUser submitted
InMyDiaryInMyDiaryUser submitted
KeyChainKeyChainUser submitted
adagideadagideUser submitted
AquaSoftware DiaShowAquaSoftware DiaShowUser submitted
FreeTextPad ModuleFreeTextPad ModuleUser submitted
DiaShow XP fiveDiaShow XP fiveUser submitted
AquaSoft DiaShow XP fiveAquaSoft DiaShow XP fiveUser submitted
AcroWizardAcroWizardUser submitted
X-OOM TV PhotoshowX-OOM TV PhotoshowUser submitted
APWIN ApplicationAPWIN ApplicationUser submitted
TunerPro ApplicationTunerPro ApplicationUser submitted
Voice2Phone Auto DialerVoice2Phone Auto DialerUser submitted
AdSecAdSecUser submitted
X-OOM Photos on TVX-OOM Photos on TVUser submitted
TV DiashowTV DiashowUser submitted
ADIS - ADED - ViewADIS - ADED - ViewUser submitted
Sage Accounts ProductionSage Accounts ProductionUser submitted
Living PhotosLiving PhotosUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!