.DSS File Extension

International Voice Association
File Type:
Digital Speech Standard File

Having trouble opening .dss extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dss files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dss files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DSS file?

Dss file extension has Digital Speech Standard file type, developed by International Voice Association, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

dss file icon
International Voice Association
File Type:
Digital Speech Standard File
Audio Files

How to open DSS file?

Double click the dss file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dss extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dss extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dss file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DSS files

  • Windows Windows
    • Olympus DSS Player Olympus DSS Player
    • Olympus DSS Player Lite Olympus DSS Player Lite
    • IBM ViaVoice IBM ViaVoice
  • MacOS MacOS
    • IBM ViaVoice IBM ViaVoice
    • Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac Olympus DSS Player Lite Software for Mac

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dss file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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