What is .HDS file extension?
.HDS file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Partial or whole hard disk created by Parallels Desktop virtualization software; stores the contents of a virtual machine's hard drive and is mounted by Parallels when the VM is opened; can be one of multiple HDS files that comprise the total hard drive; located within a .HDD hard drive file, which itself is saved inside the .PVM VM file.
To view the files within an HDS file, you must mount its enclosing HDD file with Parallels Mounter, a program included with Parallels Desktop. You can accomplish this by following these instructions:
Open the associated PVM file by right-clicking it and choosing "Show Package Contents."
Locate the main HDD file for the VM (has the same filename previx as the PVM file).
Right-click the HDD file and choose Open With ? Parallels Mounter.app.
If you do not see Parallels Mounter.app in the list of programs to open the HDD file with, you can find it located in the /Library/Parallels/ directory on your hard drive.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.