DST File

What are DST files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DST 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 DST file?

DST files have multiple uses, and AutoCAD Sheet Set is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

AutoCAD Sheet Set

Files that contain the .dst file extension are most commonly associated with the AutoCAD computer-aided design 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.

How to open DST files

We have identified 2 DST openers that are compatible with this specific type of DST file.

Programs that open AutoCAD Sheet Set files

AutoCADAutoCADVerified
DWG TrueViewDWG TrueViewVerified

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .DST

While AutoCAD Sheet Set is a popular type of DST-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .DST file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Embroidery Design File

These DST files contain graphic files that are used by embroidery software. The graphic designs are relayed to an embroidery machine to show the machine what embroidery design to create.

DST opener for Windows

We have identified 3 DST openers that are compatible with this specific type of DST file.

5DEmbroidery5DEmbroideryVerified
EmbirdEmbirdVerified
3D Embroidery3D EmbroideryVerified

More file formats using the DST extension

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

  • DST Compressed File
  • Tajima Stitch Design Image
  • Text602 Printer Driver

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

WinDS PROWinDS PROUser submitted
CorelDRAW Graphics SuiteCorelDRAW Graphics SuiteUser submitted
Micrografx DesignerMicrografx DesignerUser submitted
MyEditor ApplicationMyEditor ApplicationUser submitted
US Digital Media Pro Labeling Systems DiscStudioUS Digital Media Pro Labeling Systems DiscStudioUser submitted
KEW LOG SoftKEW LOG SoftUser submitted
iGrafx DesigneriGrafx DesignerUser submitted
Wings xpWings xpUser submitted
VidCAD OEMVidCAD OEMUser submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted

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