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Informations about the CDS filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .cds filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .cds file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.cds - ChemDraw Stationery Document

The CDS file is a Document file, which is connected to the ChemDraw Stationery Document according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ChemDraw Stationery Document (.cds) files can be opened or converted with the help of ChemOffice.

Format description:
CDS format description not yet available
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
ChemDraw Exchange Document
ChemDraw XML Document

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .cds file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .cds extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .cds files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .cds file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .cds file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .cds file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .cds file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .cds extension

The .cds filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .cds files.

dds, ccs, cxs, cvs, csd, crs, cdz, xds, cdw, sds, cdc, ds, cd, dcs, cws

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .cds file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .cds extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

CodeCharge Studio Project
CompuTrainer Chart Screen
Pasco DataStudio Data
pSX Emulator Compressed CD Image
Desktop Color Separation Image
KOMPAS 3D Drawing

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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