Files with wss file extension seems to have been used in the past for some sort of sound card specification files for Windows Sound System.

There are 5 other file types using
the WSS file extension!

empty icon.wss - Operation Flashpoint sound file

empty icon.wss - ReliaSoft RGA data

empty icon.wss - Web Page Maker project

empty icon.wss - Web Screen Saver configuration

wss icon.wss - Microsoft Works for Mac spreadsheet

WSS file extension - Microsoft Windows Sound System

What is wss file? How to open wss files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

wss file icon: wss filetype icon

The wss file extension is related to Windows Sound System. WSS was a sound card specification developed by Microsoft for use in their Windows 3.0 with MPC extensions.

WSS featured support for up to 16-bit 48 kHz digital sampling, better than the contemporary Sound Blaster Pro. Also, the WSS featured RCA analog audio outputs, an uncommon feature among sound cards of this era.

The default software associated to open wss file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

Probably can be used only in particular version of Windows.

How to convert:

A conversion for this file type is unlikely, it does not contain audio data, just specs for sound carts.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .wss 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 wss file, edit wss file, convert wss file, view wss file, play wss file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with wss file - Microsoft Windows Sound System

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses wss file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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