DSM File Type

- The quick facts

What are DSM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DSM 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 DSM file?

DSM files have multiple uses, and DeSmuME Movie capture is one of them.

DeSmuME Movie capture

These DSM files contain the movies captured in DeSmuMe, a Nintendo DS emulator. It uses a text-based file format, meaning you can edit and splice movies with ease.

How to open DSM files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DSM openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

All known file formats using extension .DSM

While DeSmuME Movie capture is a popular type of DSM-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DSM extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Digital Sound Interface Kit module

These DSM files were used to store audio played in DSIK, a digital sound interface kit software. These files are usually extracted from a games resource file.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DSM openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the DSM extension

Through our research of DSM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

Dynamic Studio Professional module

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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WinDS PROWinDS PROUser submitted
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
Total Video ConverterTotal Video ConverterUser submitted
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QvodPlayerQvodPlayerUser submitted
E.M. Total Video PlayerE.M. Total Video PlayerUser submitted
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