Did you find or received DS file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DS file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DS file ext?

The .DS extension identifies TWAIN data source files. These files are drivers which allow printers and scanners to communicate with each other, and they should be read automatically by your PC (or other relevant hardware, and so there should be no need to view the files directly.

How to open a DS file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DS. When you double click on the DS file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DS files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DS files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DS files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open DS files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DS file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DS by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DS file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DS you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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