The gds file extension is related to the Graphic Data System format.

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

empty icon.gds - SmartWare scientific graph file

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Software that open gds file

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GDS file extension - Integrated Circuit design

What is gds file? How to open gds files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The gds file extension is related to Graphic Data System format, an industry standard for data exchange of integrated circuit design and layout.

The *.gds files are viewable in the LayoutEditor developed by Juspetor.

The default software associated to open gds file:

Juspetor LayoutEditor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

The LayoutEditor is a software to design and edit layouts and schematic for MEMS/IC fabrication. Through it versatility it is also used many adjacent areas. It is available in tree different variants plus a free demo.

Help how to open:

Use LayoutEditor to view content of the *.gds files.

How to convert:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

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

gds file viewer - programs that view gds file - Integrated Circuit design

Programs supporting the exension gds on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Juspetor LayoutEditor for view gds file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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