May 26th, 2013 by Smile Harney
How to convert digital dictation recorders .dss to WAV, MP3, M4A, WMA, AIFF, AC3 to successfully Play DSS in Windows Media Player, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, MP3 players.
DSS, short for Digital Speech Standard, is a proprietary compressed digital audio file format defined by the International Voice Association. The DSS file format stores voice audio data in a highly compressed format that allows basic recording functionality (such as recording, playing, rewinding, etc.) as well as the ability to record in either insert or overwrite mode making it ideal for dictation.
Therefore, DSS is widely used for speech and digital dictation. However, this audio format is incompatible with most media player. So what if we want to play the recorded .dss in Windows Media Player, iTunes, iPod, iPhone, Android, Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, MP3 players and etc?
In fact, it is just easy to play DSS files anywhere whatever on Mac, Windows or portable devices as soon as you convert DSS to other popular audio format like MP3, WAV and etc
The following will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert DSS to WAV, MP3, AC3, WMA, M4A and etc on Mac or Windows.
Make Preparation: Free download DSS Converter, install and run it.
Click "Add File(s)" button to locate and import your DSS audio file, or simply drag and drop your DSS files to the main screenshot of this DSS Converter.
Click "Output Format" drop down list to select desired output audio format like MP3, WAV, WMA and etc
Click "Convert" button to start and finish converting DSS to MP3, WAV, WMA, M4A and etc