SDS File

What are SDS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SDS 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 SDS file?

SDS files have multiple uses, and MIDI Sample Dump is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

MIDI Sample Dump

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open SDS files

Important: Different programs may use files with the SDS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your SDS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: December 26, 2022

More file formats using the SDS extension

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

  • StarOffice Chart

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Spybot - Search & DestroySpybot - Search & DestroyVerified BaseUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
SqrSoft Advanced CrossfadingSqrSoft Advanced CrossfadingUser submitted
ABI SDS2.2ABI SDS2.2User submitted
Winamp Detector Plug-inWinamp Detector Plug-inUser submitted
WindowsApplication1WindowsApplication1User submitted
SwiftDiscSwiftDiscUser submitted

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