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

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .dst extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with 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 .DST file extension is AutoCAD Sheet Set File. The development of this file was done by Autodesk. The format of this file is xml, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .DST file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DST file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DST 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DST file?

If you are still unable to open the .DST file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DST file.dst – Tajima, .dst – DeSmuME. 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 .DST file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.