Notes about the HDS file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The HDS file type is primarily associated with 'Hierarchical Data System'.
Detailed information for file extension HDS:
Primary association: Hierarchical Data System
Other applications associated with file type HDS:
- XMap (Hierarchical Dataset) by DelormeXMap scalable mapping software that provides users with digital mapping tools. Often paired with .DDS, .DAT, and/or .IND files in the DeLorme Docs\Datasets folder.
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.