There are 6 other file types using
the DSD file extension!

empty icon.dsd - DataShaper database file

empty icon.dsd - Diet Studio data file

empty icon.dsd - CARE-S InfoWorks node/link file

empty icon.dsd - Autodesk AutoCAD drawing set description file

empty icon.dsd - Direct Stream Digital audio

empty icon.dsd - DAZ Studio object morph data

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DSD file extension - Document Structure Definition file

What is dsd file? How to open dsd files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The dsd file extension is related to Document Structure Description XML schema language.

DSD is designed to be a simple and easily understandable language, yet with an expressive power beyond that of the alternative schema languages, such as DTD or XML Schema.

The DSD project is being pursued at AT&T Labs Research and at BRICS, Aarhus University with contributions from QinetiQ Ltd.

The default software associated to dsd file type:

Sublime Text icon

Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

Help how to open DSD files:

Use any text editor to view content of *.dsd files.

How to convert file with extension DSD:

As far as we know, this .dsd 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.

Related links:

Document Structure Description

List of software applications associated to the .dsd file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dsd files.

  • Open dsd file
  • Edit dsd file

Software that open dsd file - Document Structure Definition file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open dsd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dsd file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
Atom small icon Atom
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
PSPad small icon PSPad
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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