Files with fds extension can be also found as secured documents export from the iFinal Draft screen writting software.

There are 3 other file types using
the FDS file extension!

empty icon.fds - FME Desktop custom data

empty icon.fds - JetForm FormFlow data

empty icon.fds - Nintendo Famicom (NES) disk system audio data

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FDS file extension - Final Draft secure document

What is fds file? How to open fds files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension fds is mainly associated with the Final Draft, a screen writing software for Windows.

A .fds file is in the same file format as the fdr Final Draft document, but it is secured and can not be edited.

Updated: March 6, 2023

The default software associated to open fds file:

Final Draft icon

Final Draft, Inc. logoFinal Draft  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Final Draft, Inc.

Final Draft is script writing software designed for professional writers. It is also able integrate training videos, presentations and audio to text documents.

Help how to open:

Use Final Draft to open .fds secure document files. But you cannot edit them.

How to convert:

You cannot export or edit the secured documents, you have to export the original source.

Find converter to fds file type:

av to fds

fd to fds

fdx to fds

List of software applications associated to the .fds 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 fds file, edit fds file, convert fds file, view fds file, play fds 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fds files.

Software that open fds file - Final Draft secure document

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

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