Files with hds extension might also be found as part of Parallels Desktop and used for one of its hard disk formats.

There are 2 other file types using
the HDS file extension!

hds file icon.hds - XMap hierarchical dataset file

hds file icon.hds - Windows Digital Right Management file

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HDS file extension - Parallels Desktop hard disk file

What is hds file? How to open hds files?

The hds file extension is also related to Parallels Desktop virtualization software and used for one of its default file types.

The hds file is a hard disk image that represents disk partitions in a virtual machine. Might also be used for snapshot reasons.

A hds file is typically located within a hdd file, which itself is located inside a pvm file.

The default software associated to hds file type:

Parallels Desktop for Mac icon

Parallels Holdings Ltd. logo Parallels Desktop for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Parallels Holdings Ltd.

Parallels Desktop for Mac is popular virtualization software used to run Microsoft Windows and other operating systems on Mac computers running Mac OS X. It is able to run virtualized operating systems very fast with full 3D acceleration support and without lost Mac performance.

Help how to open HDS files:

Primarly use Parallels Desktop to open *.hds hard disk files.

How to convert file with extension HDS:

It should be possible to convert this type of *.hds files to another virtual hard disk format used on different virtualization platform.

Find conversions from hds file:

hds to vdi

List of software applications associated to the .hds file extension

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

Hint:
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 of the hds files.

  • Open hds file
  • Create hds file

Software that open hds file - Parallels Desktop hard disk file

Click on the link to get more information about Parallels Desktop for Mac for open hds file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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