An mds file extension is related to the Microsoft DirectX API used by computer games and multimedia apps.

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

mds icon.mds - Alcohol 120% Image file (media descriptor file) format [common]

empty icon.mds - SeeYou raster map

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Software that open mds file

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MDS file extension - DirectX Mid2stream data

What is mds file? How to open mds files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

mds file icon: mds filetype icon

The mds file extension file extension is associated with the DirectX suite of application programming interfaces used by multimedia applications and video games in Microsoft Windows operating system.

The mds file contains Mid2stream data.

The default software associated to open mds file:

DirectX icon

Microsoft Corporation logoDirectX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft DirectX is set of application interfaces for Microsoft Windows used by multimedia applications, games and videos. It contains DirectDraw, Direct3D, Direct2D, DirectSound, DirectMusic, DirectInput and other components. The DirectX standard is supported by a wide variety of consumer and workstation-class graphics software and hardware solutions.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mds file - DirectX Mid2stream data

Click on the software link for more information about DirectX. DirectX uses mds 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mds file by default:
DirectX small icon DirectX
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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