Question about Denpa USB-24 Digital Voice Recorder
Unless you have specific software to play the .hgl files (you could do an internet search for "hgl player"+"audio" to try and find a standalone .hgl player if you want to try this route) then you'll need the program Converter 1.4 that comes on the CD shipped with the product. This software is a program that decodes the compressed recording file (the .hgl) and converts it into a .wav file that can be played using most any PC media player; from there, you can listen to it or recode it as an .mp3 or whatever you want to do with it.
Hope that helps.
Posted on Dec 12, 2007
SOURCE: Harbinger Decoder
Okay, I'll try and help you out...
1. Create new folder on desktop called 'recordings' or something similar i.e. easy to remember!
2. Connect unit to PC via USB cable and turn on the unit. If you slide the HOLD switch to the on position, you should get a message saying "PC LINK" on the display.
3. Locate the recording(s) that you want to decode. I don't know what model of denpa you have, so I can't be sure, but there are normally four folders (A, B, C, and D - there may also be an MP3 folder). The recordings are accessed by double-clicking my computer, then the removable disk icon that appeared when you plugged in and turned on, and then opening the folders that are present which contain the recording(s) you wish to decode.
4. Identify the recording(s) you wish to decode and copy them to your newly created desktop folder (right click the file/copy and then go into new folder and paste there).
5. Once you have copied the file(s) you want to decode, open the Converter program (programs - harbinger converter - converter 1.4).
6. In the program window click on the magnifying glass in the top box (source file) and browse to your new folder.
7. Select the file you wish to decode (I think you have to do them one at a time - just repeat the process for each one following these steps).
8. In the lower box (output file) enter the name you wish to use to identify the file so you can find it. Then click on the magnifying glass for the output file and browse to your newly created folder (this will then be where your converted files will be sent on decoding).
9. Click the 'decode' button in the lower left corner of the program window (I think it shows a picture of two different sized cogs side by side).
10. The file should then be decoded from its .hgl format to a (new) .wav format with whatever name you gave it. From here, you should be able to listen to the file on your PC using any common media player (i.e. Winamp/Media Player etc.) or recode it as an .mp3 if you want to save some hard disk space on your computer.
Repeat the process from step 6 for each file you want to decode.
Hope that helps and good luck.
Posted on Dec 12, 2007
You can convert DSS file into wav format with DSS Player 2000 or the latest version. it can only convert it into wav format. after convert into wav format then u can use any other converter to change it into any other audio format. u can use total video converter or Sonic record now multilanguage software.....
best of luck.....
Posted on Feb 10, 2008
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