What is a .DSS File And How To Open It – International Voice Association (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dss extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dss file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DSS file?

The file extension .DSS is from Digital Speech Standard File.It was developed by International Voice Association. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .dss file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DSS file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DSS file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DSS file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dss file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Olympus DSS Player and NCH WavePad software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DSS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Olympus DSS Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DSS file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .dss file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DSS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DSS file?

If you are still unable to open the .DSS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DSS file.dss – Synology. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DSS file with the Olympus DSS Player, NCH WavePad programs on Windows and Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac program on Mac.