How to open GDS files
Did your computer fail to open a GDS file? We explain what GDS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.
What is a GDS file?
GDS files are GDSII stream format layout files, which you can read more about below.
The GDS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a GDS opener may not be able to open all kinds of GDS files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.
GDSII stream format layout
Through our analysis of GDS files, we know that one use of the format is GDSII stream format layout . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.
GDS file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of GDS files. Remember, different programs may use GDS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.