Opening DST files

Did your computer fail to open a DST file? We explain what DST files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your DST files.

What is a DST file?

Files that contain the .dst file extension are most commonly associated with the AutoCAD computer aided drafting software. AutoCAD is a computer aided drafting application that allows for the design of 2D and 3D drawings. The software was released in 1982 and is distributed by Autodesk, Inc.

The DST files that are used by the AutoCAD software contain drawing sheet files that have been created with the application. These sheets contain drawing layouts that have been extracted from multiple drawing files to be delivered to the end user.

The Orchida Embroidery System also uses the .dst file suffix. These DST files contain graphic files that are used by the software. The graphic designs are relayed to an embroidery machine to show the machine what embroidery design to create.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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