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GDS file extension

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

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

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

✅ GDSII Document

GDSII Document .gds file icon
The GDS file is a GDSII document. GDSII is a database file format which is the de facto industry standard for data exchange of integrated circuit or IC layout artwork.
Category: Document files
Application: EVTView
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
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Sample: -
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GDS related extensions:
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data

Gerber Bottom Overlay Data

Gerber Bottom Layer Data

Gerber Bottom Paste Mask Data

Gerber Drill Drawing Data

Gerber Keep Out Layer

Gerber Pad Master Bottom Data

Gerber Pad Master Top Data

Gerber Top Layer Data

Gerber Top Overlay Data

✅ SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File

SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File .gds file icon
The GDS file is a SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
Category: Document files
Application: SmartWare
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
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SmartWare Project Backup

SmartWare Worksheet Backup

SmartWare Macro Backup

SmartWare Worksheet Document

SmartWare Report Definition File

SmartWare Business Graph Definition File

SmartWare Text Graph Definition File

SmartWare Elevation Graph Definition File

SmartWare High-Low Graph Definition File

SmartWare Composite Graph Definition File

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

🚫 The .gds file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bds, dgs, ds, fds, gcs, gd, gdc, gde, gdq, gdw, gdx, gdz, ges, gfs, grs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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STK Database Update Information
PINGO GrADS Description Data
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WAsP v4 Roughness Description

🔴 Can't open a .gds 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 .gds 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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