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What is a DST file extension?

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The DST file extension is usually associated with the computer-aided design software AutoCAD and Tajima CAM files, used by embroidery pattern software such as Orchida Soft.

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AutoCAD helps users create technical drawings in 2D and 3D. The DST file contains information regarding groups of linked drawings, called a sheet set. A Tajima DST file contains instructions that tell the embroidery machine how to stitch a particular pattern. File extensions are usually the last three characters after the final dot in a file name. The extension tells an operating systems, such as Windows, the correct program to use to open the file.

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