File Extension HDS

.HDS File

File extension: HDS
File type: Hierarchical Data System


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 + X 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.

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