DES File

What are DES files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DES file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a DES file?

DES files have multiple uses, and Canon Design Essentials Template is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Canon Design Essentials Template

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open DES files

Important: Different programs may use files with the DES file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DES file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: December 10, 2022

All known file formats using extension .DES

While Canon Design Essentials Template is a popular type of DES-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .DES file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Corel Designer Graphics File

We know that one DES format is Corel Designer Graphics File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

DES opener for Windows

We have identified one DES opener that is compatible with this specific type of DES file.

Corel DesignerCorel DesignerVerified

Pro/Desktop Design File

Files that contain the .des file extension are typically associated with the Pro/DESKTOP CAD software application. The .des files contain 2D or 3D drawings that have been created with the software program.

The DES files can be viewed as transparent, shaded, enhanced, or wireframe images. The Pro/DESKTOP program is commonly used by the education sector.

Programs that open these DES files

We have identified one DES opener that is compatible with this specific type of DES file.

Pro/DESKTOPPro/DESKTOPVerified

More file formats using the DES extension

Through our research of DES files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • GRAFIT Layout File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

CST Studio SuiteCST Studio SuiteVerified
QuickBooksQuickBooksUser submitted
CorelDRAW Graphics SuiteCorelDRAW Graphics SuiteUser submitted
20-20 Technologies Inc. design20-20 Technologies Inc. designUser submitted
20-20 Technologies Inc. Design system20-20 Technologies Inc. Design systemUser submitted
Deed PlotterDeed PlotterUser submitted
NetDeedPlotterNetDeedPlotterUser submitted
PentaZipPentaZipUser submitted
The Sprinkler DesignerThe Sprinkler DesignerUser submitted
ConnectionsConnectionsUser submitted

Help us help others

File.org helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about DES file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at submit@file.org to discuss further.