The DESS file extension is related to the Microsoft Device Emulator and used for its saved state files.

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DESS file - Microsoft Device Emulator saved state file

What is dess file? How to open dess files?

File type specification:

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The DESS file extension is associated with the Microsoft Device Emulator that is used to emulate Windows CE or Windows Mobile-based hardware platform. The .dess file contains saved state of emulated operating system.

The default software associated to dess file type:

Microsoft Device Emulator picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Device Emulator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Device Emulator is used to emulate Windows CE and Windows Mobile ARM devices. When you use the Device Emulator, you can run, test, and debug a run-time image without the need for a physical device.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Device Emulator to open .dess saved state files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dess file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .dess file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dess file, edit dess file, convert dess file, view dess file, play dess file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dess files.

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Software that open dess file - Microsoft Device Emulator saved state file

Programs supporting the exension dess on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Device Emulator for open dess file action.

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