.PDS File Extension

.PDS File Extension

File Type 1

PowerDirector Script File

Developer CyberLink
Popularity
3.6  |  53 Votes
Category Video Files
Format XML

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

Updated September 15, 2015
File Type 2

Planetary Data System File

Developer NASA
Popularity
3.2  |  17 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

What is a PDS file?

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

Updated February 22, 2012
File Type 3

The Print Shop Project

Developer Broderbund
Popularity
2.0  |  4 Votes
Category Page Layout Files
Format N/A

What is a PDS file?

A PDS file is a project created by Broderbund The Print Shop, a program used to create the layout of personal and business prints. It contains a project for a blank page or sign layout that may include text, headlines, shapes, lines, images, tables, and other design features.

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PDS files have been used by various versions of The Print Shop to save projects throughout the years. However, the PDS file format was not used after The Print Shop 10. To open a PDS file in The Print Shop 10 or later, select File → Open, choose "All Files (*.*)" from the file type dropdown menu, navigate to the location of the PDS file, and click Open. You may need to reformat some of the elements in the print layout in the PDS file.

NOTE: PDS files created by The Print Shop Ensemble I, II, or III cannot be opened by any other versions of The Print Shop. Also, PDS files created by The Print Shop 5 and 6 can be opened by any later versions of The Print Shop.

Programs that open or reference PDS files

Updated June 28, 2018

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