What is a .DES File And How To Open It – Corel (Easy Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .des extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .des file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DES file?

The .DES file extension is Corel Designer File. This file extension belongs to the developer Corel. The file is a 3D images related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .des file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DES file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DES file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DES file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .des file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DES file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DES file?

If you cannot open the .DES file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DES file.des – PTC, .des – Intuit. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DES file with the CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2020 program on Windows.