The *.rds file extension is related to the Ray Dream also known as DAZ Studio. The *.rds fiel stores 3D animation.

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

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

rds file icon.rds - WAsP 4 roughness description file

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RDS file extension - Ray Dream 3D animation file

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 Apple Mac. A *.rds file contains animation created and saved in Ray Dream.

The default software associated to rds file type:

DAZ Studio icon

DAZ 3D Inc. logo DAZ 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. logo DAZ 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 RDS files:

Use DAZ to open *.rds animation files.

How to convert file with extension RDS:

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

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, Mac OS X 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 of the rds files.

  • Open rds file
  • Save rds file
  • Edit rds file
  • Create rds file

Software that open rds file - Ray Dream 3D animation file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open rds file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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