Files with HDS extension might be found as data files from DeLorme Xmap software.

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

hds icon.hds - Windows Digital Right Management data

empty icon.hds - Parallels Desktop hard disk file

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HDS file extension - XMap hierarchical dataset file

What is hds file? How to open hds files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The HDS file extension is also related to XMap GIS software solution from DeLorme. These *.hds files contain hierarchical dataset data.

The default software associated to hds file type:

Xmap picture or screenshot

DeLorme logoXmap  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Xmap is a set of tools for managing XMap GIS databases and for providing field technicians with streamlined access to critical data layers.

Help how to open HDS files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension HDS:

As far as we know, this .hds 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.

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

  • Others hds file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with hds file - XMap hierarchical dataset file

Click on the software link for more information about Xmap. Xmap uses hds file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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