File Extension Library

.DSC File Extension

  • Developer by: Kingsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .DSC files and how to open them?

Can't open .DSC file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DSC file.

What is a .DSC file extension?

.DSC file extension is created by Kingsoft. .DSC has been classified as Settings Files.

.DSC is Kingsoft Design Science Equation File

A DSC file is a settings file used by WPS Office (previously known as Kingsoft Office), an office suite which includes the Writer, Spreadsheets, and Presentation applications. It stores the settings for the Design Science Equation Editor, which includes the window size, interface style, and zoom magnification.

The DSC file is referenced by the Equation Editor which is available in the Writer, Spreadsheets, and Presentation application's ribbons. It allows the editor to be reopened by users and resume the same settings, such as the zoom magnification of the window and the size of the window that it was set to when it was previously opened.

List of all softwares that can open the Kingsoft Design Science Equation File
Kingsoft WPS Office
File Type 2 Text Description File
Category: Text Files Format: Text

Plain text file used by various software applications to store description information; may describe an associated software application like a readme file; may also contain data parameters or other types of plain text information.

List of all softwares that can open the Text Description File
Microsoft Notepad
Apple TextEdit
File Type 3 Nikon Disk Identification File
Developer by: Nikon Category: Misc Files

Contains information about photos taken with a Nikon digital camera (such as a CoolPix camera); saved on the memory card along with the image files; typically only a few kilobytes in size since it does not contain any image data.

DSC files may be hidden on the card since they are referenced by Nikon's digital camera software and not meant to be opened manually.

NOTE: Many digital cameras save photos with filenames beginning with "DSC," but these image files typically have a .JPG extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Nikon Disk Identification File
Nikon ViewNX
Nikon ViewNX
File Type 4 Debian Source Control File
Category: Data Files Format: Text

Source file created for Debian, a free operating system; contains data describing the other files in the source package; formatted as a single paragraph consisting of a series of fields.

The DSC file is produced by the dpkg-source tool when the source archive is built and is based on the other files in the source package. When unpacked, the DSC file is referenced against the other files and directories in the source package.

The DSC file is part of the Debian source package along with an upstream tar ball file with the .TAR.GZ extension and any other files created for the Debian package. A source package is created with the dpkg-build package tool.

List of all softwares that can open the Debian Source Control File
Debian package management system
File Type 5 Celestia Deep Space Catalog File
Developer by: Celestia Development Team Category: Data Files Format: Text

Data file used by Celestia, a free application used for simulating 3D visualizations of the universe; saves information about deep space entities, such as nebulas and galaxies; provides location and drawing information to the program.

List of all softwares that can open the Celestia Deep Space Catalog File

How to fix problems with .DSC files

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