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.PDS File Extension

File Type 1PowerDirector Script File

DeveloperCyberLink
Popularity
3.7 (20 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryVideo Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is a PDS file?

Video project file or slide show created with PowerDirector, a digital video-editing program; stores references to audio and video files and includes settings for menus, effects, transitions, and other home video production information; used for authoring video CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, and AVCHD discs.

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NOTE: PDS files are often built from a template provided with the software.

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Programs that open PDS files
Windows
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
CyberLink PowerProducer 6
Updated 9/15/2015

File Type 2Planetary Data System File

DeveloperNASA
Popularity
3.5 (11 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.PDS File Association 2

Scientific data format created by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration); used to store planetary, solar, and lunar data collected from earth and space missions.

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PDS files often contain labels that are written in the Object Description Language (ODL). These labels use keywords that describe the data contained in the file.

Programs that open PDS files
Windows
NASA PDS Tools Package
NASA NASAView
Mac
NASA PDS Tools Package
NASA NASAView
Linux
NASA PDS Tools Package
NASA NASAView
Updated 2/22/2012

.PDS Extension Information

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