What is a .DSC File And How To Open It – Celestia Development Team (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .dsc extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .dsc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DSC file?

The .DSC file extension is Celestia Deep Space Catalog File. The creator of this file extension is Celestia Development Team. The format of this file is text, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dsc file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DSC file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .DSC file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .dsc file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Celestia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Celestia software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DSC 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 Celestia software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DSC file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dsc file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Celestia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Celestia.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DSC file

2. The second step is locating 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .DSC file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .dsc file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Celestia software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Celestia.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DSC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Celestia software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DSC file?

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

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DSC file with the Celestia program on Windows, Celestia program on Mac and Celestia software on Linux.