File Extension Library

.SDS File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .SDS file?

.SDS file extension has been classified as Audio Files.

.SDS is MIDI Sample Dump Standard File

MIDI format that contains standardized System Exclusive (SysEx) messages; may be "dumped" from an audio program or hardware device; supported by a variety of hardware and software samplers.

SDS files do not contain actual audio data.

List of all softwares that can open the MIDI Sample Dump Standard File
FMJ-Software Awave Studio
Apple QuickTime Player
Nullsoft Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
File Type 2: Chart

Developer by: Category: Data Files

Chart format saved by the Chart application within the and StarOffice productivity suites; may be opened by either program.

NOTE: Apache OpenOffice replaced in 2012.

List of all softwares that can open the Chart
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
File Type 3:

SDS Apps Data File

Developer by: SDS apps Category: Data Files

Data format used by SDS apps, a collection of simple applications and games; contains compressed data, such as images, sounds, and program settings, that is extracted and loaded at runtime.

Examples of SDS apps include Breakout, Directory Packer, Idle Media Player, and SDS Messenger.

Since SDS files are automatically loaded by SDS applications, they are not meant to be extracted or opened manually.

How to Open .SDS file on different platforms

Open .SDS File on Windows

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

Open .SDS File on Mac

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

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

Open .SDS File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SDS files

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