A dsc file extension is related to the Tag descriptor file format.

There are 5 other file types using
the DSC file extension!

empty icon.dsc - Nikon Coolpix disk identification data

empty icon.dsc - Oracle discard file

dsc icon.dsc - PostScript Language Document Structuring Conventions Specification version 3.0

empty icon.dsc - Microsoft Belief Network data

dsc icon.dsc - Debian source control data

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DSC file extension - Tag descriptor data

What is dsc file? How to open dsc files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The dsc file extension is used for Tag descriptor file format. 

The format is intended to deal with sending a number of elements where each element has common attributes - possible applications include descriptions of books, financial transactions, recipes etc.

Many of these things are exchanged in tag-like formats already, but all would benefit from using the same overall structure. Different applications can use different fields but there are core applications which can operate on any tagged type.

Mime types:
text/prs.lines.tag

Updated: October 16, 2018

The default software associated to open dsc file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

Use text editor to view content of *.dsc files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dsc 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 dsc file, edit dsc file, convert dsc file, view dsc file, play dsc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Software that open dsc file - Tag descriptor data

Programs supporting the exension dsc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dsc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dsc file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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