What is a .SDS File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .sds extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .sds file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .SDS file?

The file extension .SDS is from MIDI Sample Dump Standard File.The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .sds file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SDS file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Nullsoft Winamp software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Apple QuickTime Player and Nullsoft Winamp software.

Step 2

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

How to open a .SDS file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SDS 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: 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 Apple QuickTime Player software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SDS file?

If you cannot open the .SDS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SDS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sds – SDS apps, .sds – Apache Software Foundation. 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 .SDS file with the Nullsoft Winamp, Apple QuickTime Player programs on Windows and Apple QuickTime Player program on Mac.