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Informations about the 4DS filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .4ds filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .4ds 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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.4ds - 4D Database Data Segment

The 4DS file is a Data file, which is connected to the 4D Database Data Segment according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the 4D Database Data Segment (.4ds) files can be opened or converted with the help of 4th Dimension.

Format description:
4DS format description not yet available
4th Dimension
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
4D Database Structure Data
4D Database Compiled Structure
4D Database Data File
4D Database Search Document
4D Database Log
4D Database Data Resource

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .4ds file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .4ds extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .4ds files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .4ds file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .4ds file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .4ds 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 .4ds file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .4ds extension

The .4ds 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 .4ds files.

4dc, tds, eds, 4dx, rds, ds

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .4ds file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .4ds extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

4D Database Compiled Structure
Ray Dream Studio Scene
4D Database Plug-in
Turbo Debugger Symbols
TWAIN Data Source
Tableau Data Source

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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