.DCS File Extension

Quark Software
File Type:
Desktop Color Separation File

Having trouble opening .dcs extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dcs files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dcs files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DCS file?

Dcs file extension has Desktop Color Separation file type, developed by Quark Software, which is associated with the "vector image files" category.

Color-separated .EPS file, it is commonly saved as a collection of files, with each file associated with a particular color. It also allows separating colors prior to printing. If used individually, such files may be applied as so-called “plates” in order to print individual colors of an image. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

dcs file icon
Quark Software
File Type:
Desktop Color Separation File
Vector Image Files

How to open DCS file?

Double click the dcs file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dcs extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dcs extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dcs file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DCS files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dcs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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