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MSG file format description

Many people share .msg files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .msg file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .msg files.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.msg - Microsoft Outlook E-Mail Message

The MSG document files are related to Microsoft Outlook. MSG file is a Microsoft Outlook E-Mail Message. Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite.

Microsoft Outlook
Document files
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Microsoft Outlook E-Mail Message related extensions:
Microsoft Excel Comma-Separated Values Document
Microsoft Power BI Visualisation Data
Microsoft Power BI Report
Microsoft Access 2007 Database
Microsoft Access 2007 Signed Package
Microsoft Access 2007 Database Link

.msg - SmartWare Intro Display Data

The MSG data files are related to SmartWare. MSG file is a SmartWare Intro Display Data. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Data files
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SmartWare Intro Display Data related extensions:
SmartWare Executable Program
SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
SmartWare Backup Definition Data
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup

.msg - SOBEK Communications Data

The MSG data files are related to SOBEK. MSG file is a SOBEK Communications Data. SOBEK is a modelling suite for flood forecasting, optimization of drainage systems, control of irrigation systems, sewer overflow design, river morphology, salt intrusion and surface water quality.

Data files
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SOBEK Communications Data related extensions:
SOBEK RTC Communication Data
SOBEK Debug Data
SOBEK Digital Elevation Map Data
SOBEK Filenames Data
SOBEK History Data
SOBEK Rainfall Series Data

.msg - Uniface Message Texts Data

The MSG development files are related to Uniface. MSG file is a Uniface Message Texts Data. Uniface is a development and deployment platform for enterprise applications that can run in a large range of runtime environments, including mobile, mainframe, web, Service-oriented architecture, Windows, Java EE and .NET.

Development files
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Uniface Message Texts Data related extensions:
Uniface Startup Shell Data
Uniface Assignment Data
Uniface Global Object Data
Uniface Dynamic Server Page
Uniface Device Translation Table
Uniface Entity Descriptor Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .msg file extension. Even harmful programs can create .msg files. Be especially cautious with .msg files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .msg file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .msg file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hsg, ksg, lsg, mcg, meg, mg, mgs, ms, msb, msf, msh, msn, msr, mst, msv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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