How to open HSS file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

HSS files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing HSS file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with HSS extension. However, it should be remembered that HSS file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Adobe Dreamweaver Snippet but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning HSS files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with HSS extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Adobe Dreamweaver Snippet

    .hss file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Photoshop Hue Or Saturation Data

    .hss file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from HSS files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning HSS extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning HSS extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the HSS file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports HSS file extension
  • HSS file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with HSS files


If HSS file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a HSS file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open HSS file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing HSS in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit HSS format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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