File Extension Library

.PDS File Extension

  • Developer by: CyberLink
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .PDS file?

.PDS file extension is created by CyberLink. .PDS has been classified as Video Files. The format of .PDS file is XML.

.PDS is PowerDirector Script 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.

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

List of all softwares that can open the PowerDirector Script File
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
CyberLink PowerProducer 6
File Type 2 Planetary Data System File
Developer by: NASA Category: Data Files Format: Binary

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.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the Planetary Data System File
NASA PDS Tools Package
NASA PDS Tools Package
NASA PDS Tools Package
File Type 3 The Print Shop Project
Developer by: Broderbund Category: Page Layout Files

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.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the The Print Shop Project
Broderbund The Print Shop

How to Open .PDS file on different platforms

Open .PDS File on Windows

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

Open .PDS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PDS 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 .PDS File on Linux

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

Open .PDS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PDS 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 .PDS 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 .PDS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PDS files

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