>> DSS file

DSS file format description

Many people share .dss files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dss file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dss files.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dss - Digital Speech Standard Voice

The DSS audio files are related to DSS Player. DSS file is a Digital Speech Standard Voice. It is a compressed audio file format for voice recorders. DSS is a digital speech recording standard which was jointly developed and introduced by Olympus, Grundig and Phillips in 1994.

DSS Player
Audio files
- / -
Digital Speech Standard Voice related extensions:
MAZ Sound VSampler 3 Library
MAZ Sound VSampler 2 Library
Kids&Us Storybook Audio File
Grandstream IP Phone Ringtone
Korg Trinity Instrument Bank
MIDI Sample Dump Standard

.dss - HEC-DSS Hydrologic Database

The DSS data files are related to HEC-DSS. DSS file is a HEC-DSS Hydrologic Database. Hydrologic Engineering Center Data Storage System (HEC-DSS) is a database system designed to efficiently store and retrieve scientific data that is typically sequential.

Data files
- / -
HEC-DSS Hydrologic Database related extensions:
HEC-DSS Catalog Data

.dss - Synology DiskStation Manager Configuration Backup

The DSS data files are related to Synology DiskStation Manager. DSS file is a Synology DiskStation Manager Configuration Backup. DiskStation Manager (DSM) is an intuitive web-based operating system for every Synology NAS, designed to help you manage your digital assets across home and office.

Synology DiskStation Manager
Data files
- / -
Synology DiskStation Manager Configuration Backup related extensions:
Adobe After Effects Preset
WAsP Observed Wind Climate Data
EverNote Handwritten Notes Data
Bentley MicroStation Cell Library Index
Corel Painter Brush Library
EtherPeek Collected Packets Data

.sou - WRAP Simulation Results Output Data

The SOU data files are related to WRAP. SOU file is a WRAP Simulation Results Output Data. Water Rights Analysis Package (WRAP) simulates management of the water resources of river/reservoir systems subject to priority-based water allocation and performs statistical frequency and reliability analyses of simulation results.

Data files
- / -
WRAP Simulation Results Output Data related extensions:
WRAP SIMD Annual Flood Frequency Data
WRAP Beginning-Ending Storage Data
WRAP Beginning Reservoir Concentration Data
WRAP Beginning Reservoir Storage Data
WRAP Conditional Reliability Modeling Data
WRAP DAY Output Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dss file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dss files. Be especially cautious with .dss files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dss file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .dss file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

css, dcs, des, ds, ds5, dsc, dse, dsq, dsw, dsx, dsz, dws, dxs, dzs, ess

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Scheme Source Code
Microsoft Visio Stencil
Desktop Color Separation Image
AcaStat Data
Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
DAZ Studio Script Encrypted

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

If you find the information on this page useful, please feel free to link to this page.

If you have useful information about the .dss file format, then write to us!