PDS File Type- The quick facts
What are PDS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PDS 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 PDS file?
Files that contain the .pds file extension are most commonly used by the PowerDirector video editing software application. The current version of PowerDirector, version 9, is distributed by CyberLink and it is the first native 64-bit consumer video editor.
The PDS files that are used by this software contain references to audio and video files that have been edited with the software. These files commonly contain menu settings and information regarding transitions and effects for the associated video file.
The Pldasm programming language also uses the .pds file suffix. These PDS files contain language source code files that have been writing in the Pldasm language.
How to open PDS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PDS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PDS 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 PDS openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: June 4, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension PDS
While we know of one file format using the .PDS file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PDS file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PDS files. Remember, different programs may use PDS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Stuffit Expander||User submitted|
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|The Print Shop Premier Edition||User submitted|
|Any Video Converter Professional||User submitted|
|VideoEditorTL Application||User submitted|
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|progeCAD Professional||User submitted|
|The Print Shop Deluxe III||User submitted|
|Flash Movie Player||User submitted|