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DCS file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dcs file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dcs file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dcs file?
  • How can the .dcs file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dcs files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Desktop Color Separation Image

DCS file is a Desktop Color Separation image. DCS is based on the EPS file format. DCS files are mainly used to exchange bitmap images between prepress applications.
DCS format description not yet available
Category: Graphic files
Application: QuarkXpress
Mime-type: image/x-dcs
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DCS aliases:
DCS related links:
DCS related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Micrografx Designer Drawing

Other types of files may also use the .dcs file extension.

🚫 The .dcs file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ccs, cds, cs, dc, dc5, dcc, dce, dcw, dcx, dcz, dds, dfs, ds, dsc, dss

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Pasco DataStudio Data
TWAIN Data Source
Flow Cytometry Standard Data
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CC5X C Compiler Function Call Structure
ChemDraw Stationery Document
Draft Choice for Windows Drawing
DynaCAD v4 Document

🔴 Can't open a .dcs file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dcs file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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