ADS or Ads may refer to:

In computing:

  • Advanced Design System, an EDA tool from Agilent EEsof EDA
  • Advantage Database Server, a Relational Database Management System
  • Alternate data stream, a filesystem fork in Microsoft NTFS
  • Astrophysics Data System, an online database of scientific papers from NASA
  • Automated decision support, rule-based systems that automatically provide solutions to management problems
  • Advanced Distribution Server, a TREP-RT component for enterprise messaging distribution.

In other uses:

  • ADS (Addiction Dependency Solutions), an English substance misuse charity, based in Manchester since 1973
  • ADS (TV station), a television station in Adelaide, South Australia
  • ADS (band), a punk band
  • ADS amphibious rifle
  • Accelerator-driven system
  • Active Denial System, a less lethal, directed-energy weapon system under development by the U.S. military.
  • Addison Airport, an airport in Addison, Texas, United States, assigned IATA code ADS
  • ADS Group, also known as A|D|S, a trade organisation representing UK aerospace, defence, and security industries
  • Advertisements
  • Aim Down Sights, in video games this refers to ability to raise gun sights upward for improved aiming
  • Air Defence Ship, project name for India's Vikrant class aircraft carrier
  • Aitken Double Star Catalogue
  • American depositary share
  • American Dialect Society
  • Application Data Sheet, an online form for applying and filing patents with the US Patent Office
  • Atmospheric diving suit
  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance is a surveillance technology for tracking aircraft as part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System in the United States (NextGen). (ADS-A, ADS-B, ADS-C)
  • Autonomous Detection System
  • Ardrossan Harbour railway station's National Rail code
  • Archaeology Data Service