What is a .DST File And How To Open It – DeSmuME

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dst extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .dst file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .DST file?

The file extension .DST comes from DeSmuME Save State. The developer of this file extension is DeSmuME. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DST file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dst file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the DeSmuME software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use DeSmuME software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DST 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: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the DeSmuME software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DST file on Mac

The .dst file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the DeSmuME software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: DeSmuME.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DST file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the DeSmuME software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DST file on Linux

To open the .dst file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the DeSmuME software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: DeSmuME.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DST 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DeSmuME software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DST file?

If you cannot open the .DST file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DST file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dst – Autodesk, .dst – Tajima. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

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