File Extension Library

.DES File Extension

  • Developer by: PTC
  • Category: CAD Files

What is an .DES file?

.DES file extension is created by PTC. .DES has been classified as CAD Files.


A DES file is a 2D or 3D drawing created with Pro/DESKTOP, a CAD program used primarily in the education market. It contains shapes that can be viewed as wireframes or transparent, shaded, or enhanced images.

File Type 2 Corel Designer File
Developer by: Corel Category: 3D Image Files

3D technical illustration created with Corel Designer, a technical graphics design program; contains three-dimensional objects, such as device parts that can be put together in a larger assembly.

List of all softwares that can open the Corel Designer File
CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2018
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018
File Type 3 QuickBooks Forms Template
Developer by: Intuit Category: Data Files

Set of forms used for entering and storing financial data in QuickBooks; allows similar sets of data to be entered more easily and efficiently; can be created with Layout Designer feature and exported as a file from the QuickBooks program.

List of all softwares that can open the QuickBooks Forms Template
Intuit QuickBooks Pro
Intuit QuickBooks for Mac

How to Open .DES file on different platforms

Open .DES File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DES
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DES file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DES files" Press "Ok"

Open .DES File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DES file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DES File on Linux

Right click on the .DES file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DES File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DES file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DES File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DES files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DES files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DES files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DES file format
  2. You need to check the .DES file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)