A dss file extension is related to the HEC-DSS (Hydrologic Engineering Center Data Storage System). A dss file stores hydrologic database.

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the DSS file extension!

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DSS file extension - HEC-DSS hydrologic database

What is dss file? How to open dss files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

The dss file extension is used for in special format used by The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hydrologic Engineering Center Data Storage System, called HEC-DSS.

HEC-DSS is a database system designed to efficiently store and retrieve scientific data that is typically sequential.

Such data types include, but are not limited to, time series data, curve data, spatial-oriented gridded data, and others. The system was designed to make it easy for users and application programs to retrieve and store data.

HEC-DSS is incorporated into most of HEC’s major application programs.

The default software associated to open dss file:

HEC-DSSVue picture or screenshot

HEC-DSSVue  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Department of The Army Corps of Engineers

HEC-DSSVue are a Java-based visual utilities that allow users to plot, tabulate, edit, and manipulate data in a HEC-DSS database file.

Help how to open:

Use HEC-DSSVue to open *.dss hydrologic database files.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted like any other database.

List of software applications associated to the .dss file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open dss file, edit dss file, convert dss file, view dss file, play dss file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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

Software that open dss file - HEC-DSS hydrologic database

Programs supporting the exension dss on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about HEC-DSSVue for open dss file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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