The file extension DS is associated with more than one dozen programs and applications and various file types. Some of the programs and applications include Microsoft SQL Server, DMDScript, Hewlett-Packard, DAZ Studio and LMMS DrumSynth. DS files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the DS file extension is related to Microsoft SQL Server, the file is categorized as a various data file type which contains data source files used with SQL Server. SQL stands for Structured Query Language and is a common language which is used for working with databases and the applications associated with them. Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database application which provides a set of tools for organizing and managing databases that use the SQL query language.
DS files which are part of DMDScript are a source code and script file type which contains source code that is implemented in the D Programming Language. The D Programming Language offers efficiency, control, and modeling versatility. DS files are used to enable various browsers, email clients, and other applications which require a scripting language in order to offer different features and functions. DMDScript is created by Digital Mars and emulates the Standard ECMA-262 scripting language.
DS files which are associated with Hewlett-Packard OfficeJet T series is known as a TWAIN data source file. This type of DS file is a various data file type which offers an interface that fosters communications between your PC and a TWAIN-compatible printer or scanner. DS files function with the software that provides the interface between HP OfficeJet devices and your computer.
If the file extension DS is created with DAZ Studio, the file is categorized as a 3D image file type which stores scripts in a plain text format that are used to distribute instructions for the DAZ Studio software application. The instructions assist with automating processes such as executing codes which extend the capabilities for DAZ Studio. DAZ Studio is an application created by DAZ 3D which provides tools for created three dimensional artwork.
DS files which are part of LMMS DrumSynth are categorized as an audio file type which contains audio recordings of drum sequences that are created with the DrumSynth application. LMMS DrumSynth is a music composition software application used to create samples of drum rifts and sequences. LMMS stands for Linux MultiMedia Studio and can be used to playback audio files in a variety of different formats.
How to Open DS Files
Since the file extension DS is associated with more than one dozen programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. DS files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the DS file extension is part of Microsoft SQL Server, the file can be opened using the SQL Server relational database application. SQL Server is available in different versions on the Microsoft website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system. You can also open and view the contents of an SQL Server DS file using any text editing application such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.
DS files which are used with DMDScript can be opened using the DMDScript Console which is available as a free download on the Digital Mars website and is distributed under the Boost License. DMDScript can be used with Windows, Mac OS X, or the Linux operating system. This type of DS file can also be opened using one of the text editing applications mentioned above.
If the file extension DS is related to Hewlett-Packard OfficeJet T series devices, the file must be opened using the TWAIN communications interface software application. TWAIN-compatible software is available on the Hewlett-Packard website along with instructions for setting up communications with OfficeJet T series devices.
DS files which are created with DAZ Studio can be opened using DAZ Studio 4.5 which is available as a free download on the DAZ 3D website. DAZ Studio 4.5 is designed for use with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
DS files which are related to LMMS DrumSynth and stored in a lossless format can be opened using Linux MultiMedia Studio 0.4.10 through 0.4.13 which is available as a free download on the SourceForge website. Linux MultiMedia Studio is compatible with Windows and the Linux operating system.