Files with rds file extension are in most cases 3D animations made using the Ray Dream software, which is now known as DAZ Studio.

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

empty icon.rds - Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services data source

empty icon.rds - WAsP 4 roughness description file

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RDS file extension - Ray Dream 3D animation

What is rds file? How to open rds files?

File type specification:

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

The rds file extension was used for a 3D format for Ray Dream program, now known as DAZ Studio for Windows and  Mac.

This particular type of .rds file contains animation created and saved in Ray Dream.

The default software associated to open rds file:

DAZ Studio icon

DAZ 3D Inc. logoDAZ Studio  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
DAZ 3D Inc.

DAZ Studio is 3D animation tool used to create high quality digital images, unique digital arts and animation with virtual people, animals, props, vehicles, backgrounds etc.

DAZ Studio for Mac picture or screenshot

DAZ 3D Inc. logoDAZ Studio for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
DAZ 3D Inc.

DAZ Studio for Mac is modeling tool used to create 3D digital arts and 3D animations. It is able to create 3D models as representations of people, places etc.

Help how to open:

Use DAZ Studio, Bryce or similar software to open .rds animation files.

How to convert:

It may be possible to convert .rds files to other similar 3D modeling formats.

Find conversions from rds file:

rds to dbc

List of software applications associated to the .rds 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 rds file, edit rds file, convert rds file, view rds file, play rds 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 rds files.

Software that open rds file - Ray Dream 3D animation

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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