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What are PDS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PDS file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PDS files.

What is a PDS file?

PDS files have multiple uses, and PowerDirector Script is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

PowerDirector Script

PowerDirector is a video editing software application. The PDS files 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 transitions and effects for the associated video file.

How to open PDS files

We have identified one PDS opener that is compatible with this specific type of PDS file.

Programs that open PowerDirector Script files


Last updated: September 29, 2023

All known file formats using extension .PDS

While PowerDirector Script is a popular type of PDS-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .PDS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

PALASM Design Description

We know that one PDS format is PALASM Design Description. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

Print Shop Graphic

We know that one PDS format is Print Shop Graphic. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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.

The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
VideoEditorTL ApplicationVideoEditorTL ApplicationUser submitted
OptiTex PDSOptiTex PDSUser submitted
Print Shop DeluxePrint Shop DeluxeUser submitted
UntisUntisUser submitted
ThumbsPlusThumbsPlusUser submitted
Paraben's Device SeizureParaben's Device SeizureUser submitted
Lighthouse ReportLighthouse ReportUser submitted
PulsonixPulsonixUser submitted

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