.HDS File Extension

Developer:
Parallels
File Type:
Parallels Desktop Hard Disk File
Popularity:

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

What is a HDS file?

Hds file extension has Parallels Desktop Hard Disk file type, developed by Parallels, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

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

hds file icon
Developer:
Parallels
File Type:
Parallels Desktop Hard Disk File
Category:
Disk Image Files
Format:
Binary

How to open HDS file?

Double click the hds 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 .hds 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 hds 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".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the hds 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 HDS files

  • MacOS MacOS
    • Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac

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 hds file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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