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Informations about the GDS2 filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .gds2 filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .gds2 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.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.gds - GDSII Document

The GDS file is a Document file, which is connected to the GDSII Document according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the GDSII Document (.gds) files can be opened or converted with the help of EVTView.

Format description:
GDS format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
GDSII Document

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .gds2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .gds2 extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .gds2 files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .gds2 file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .gds2 file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .gds2 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 .gds2 file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .gds2 extension

The .gds2 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 .gds2 files.

ds2, gd2, gds

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .gds2 file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .gds2 extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

DSS Pro Voice
GD Library 2 Image
GDSII Document
SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
DeSmuME Saved State
Gerber Drill Drawing Data

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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