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.DSS File Extension

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File TypeDigital Speech Standard File
DeveloperInternational Voice Association
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CategoryAudio Files
File Format Description

Audio file saved by a digital voice recorder or speech recognition program; stores voice audio data in a highly-compressed format; can be written in insert or overwrite mode; commonly used for professional transcript environments, such as law firms.

DSS files may be written with metadata, such as the date and time of dictation, audio length, and priority.

The DSS file format was originally developed under the International Voice Association (IVA), which was comprised of Olympus America, Philips Electronics, and Grundig. DSS files can be converted to more common audio file types, such as .WAV files.

Program(s) that open .DSS files
Updated 1/28/2010

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File TypeDCC Active Designer File
DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategorySystem Files
File Format Description

Windows screensaver file; used by Windows to run a screensaver animation or movie when the computer is inactive for a certain amount of time (which can be set by the user); adds additional screensavers to the list available in the Screensaver tab of the Displays control panel.

Program(s) that open .DSS files
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Windows
Icon Used by the Windows Screensaver
Updated 3/3/2007