A dds file extension is related to the XMap XData dataset format.

There is one other file type using
the DDS file extension!

dds icon.dds - DirectDraw surface data [common]

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Software that open dds file

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DDS file extension - XMap XData dataset

What is dds file? How to open dds files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The dds file extension is used by the XMap, a set of tools for managing XMap GIS databases for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by DeLorme.

The dds file contains dataset.

This dds file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open dds file:

Xmap picture or screenshot

DeLorme logoXmap  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Xmap is a set of tools for managing XMap GIS databases and for providing field technicians with streamlined access to critical data layers.

Help how to open:

Use XMap to work with *.dds files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dds file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dds file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dds file, edit dds file, convert dds file, view dds file, play dds file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dds file - XMap XData dataset

Click on the software link for more information about Xmap. Xmap uses dds file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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