MSP file format description

Many people often share .msp files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .msp files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .msp files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .msp files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .msp file format.

8 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.msp - Microsoft Paint Image

The MSP file is a Microsoft Paint Image (in Windows 2.0). The MSP format is apparently being replaced by the more versatile Microsoft Windows BMP format.

Graphic files
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Microsoft Paint Image related extensions:
PURE Panoramic Image
Instagram JPEG Image
GeoTIFF Raster Image
ZX Spectrum Speccy eXtended Graphics Bitmap
TRS-80 GRF Image
PMG Designer Picture

.msp - Microsoft Windows Installer Patch

The MSP archive files are related to Windows Installer. The MSP file is a Microsoft Windows Installer Patch. A Windows Installer patch is a self-contained package that contains the specific versions of the application that can receive the patch and the corresponding differences between the versions.

Windows Installer
Archive files
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Microsoft Windows Installer Patch related extensions:
Microsoft Windows Vista Update Package
Microsoft Windows Merge Module
Microsoft Windows Encrypted App Package
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File
Microsoft Bookshelf 96 Update Package
Microsoft SMS Distribution Manager Package

.msp - NI Multisim Project

The MSP project files are related to NI Multisim. The MSP file is a NI Multisim Project. NI Multisim is a powerful tool used to simulate and prototype power electronics of different ratings at early stages in the design flow.

NI Multisim
Project files
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NI Multisim Project related extensions:
NuGet Build Project
FreeForm-J Project
BrainVoyager QX Functional Project
Data File Manager ZNV Project
CodeHealer Project
Transit NXT Translation Project

.msp - MaxScript Page

The MSP development files are related to Maxsis DBfree. The MSP file is a MaxScript Page. MaxScript is a powerful and fast programming language that is easy to learn and use and to embed into your web site, so to provide dynmaic, data-centric content to your web pages. The Maxsis DBfree seems to be no longer supported.

Maxsis DBfree
Development files
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MaxScript Page related extensions:
GCC Machine Description
Velocity Style File
VS10XX VSOS Application
CA-Realizer Source Code
Windows PowerShell Data
QL-R-kemi Styled Source

.msp - Magix Music Studio MSP Data

The MSP audio files are related to Magix Music Studio. The MSP file is a Magix Music Studio MSP Data. MAGIX Music Studio is a powerful yet easy to use application that allows you to record and arrange audio and MIDI music in a professional way.

Magix Music Studio
Audio files
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Magix Music Studio MSP Data related extensions:
Ensoniq EPS Instrument File
The Player 4.0 Music Module
DirectorZone Audio Template
StarTrekker Music Module
Ring Tones Text Transfer Language File
ActiveMovie Streaming Format Data

.msp - Technics SX-KN6000 Manual Sequence Pads Data

The MSP data files are related to Technics SX-KN6000. The MSP file is a Technics SX-KN6000 Manual Sequence Pads Data. Technics SX-KN6000 is a keyboard workstation.

Technics SX-KN6000
Data files
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Technics SX-KN6000 Manual Sequence Pads Data related extensions:
Faceware Analyzer Tracking Data
Xcode Workspace Data
Volocity 3D Data Set
PictureTaker Data
XMap Flight Plan Data
Cesium Batched 3D Tiles Data

.msp - Autodesk 3D Studio MAX MAXScript Page Data

The MSP archive files are related to Autodesk 3D Studio MAX. The MSP file is an Autodesk 3D Studio MAX MAXScript Page Data. 3D Studio MAX is a 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, and images.

Autodesk 3D Studio MAX
Archive files
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Autodesk 3D Studio MAX MAXScript Page Data related extensions:
Web Archive Transformation File
ljArchive Archive
Adobe Project ROME Plug-in Archive
Apple Carbon Package
BZip2 Compressed DICOM Image
Mozilla Firefox Compressed Backup

.msp - ClarisWorks Dictionary Data

The MSP data files are related to AppleWorks. The MSP file is a ClarisWorks Dictionary Data. ClarisWorks is an integrated office application, which provides word processing, graphics, illustration, spreadsheet, charting/graphing, presentation and database capabilities.

Data files
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ClarisWorks Dictionary Data related extensions:
ClarisWorks Assistant
ClarisWorks ClarisDraw Data
ClarisWorks Font
ClarisWorks 3 Document
ClarisWorks Color Palette
ClarisWorks Database

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

Can't open a .msp 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 .msp file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hsp, jsp, ksp, lsp, m5p, mcp, mep, mp, mps, mqp, ms, msl, mso, mwp, mxp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .msp filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .msp:

Java Servlet
MSN Content Plus Installation Archive
Max Payne Saved Game
3-matic Project
Ulead PhotoExpress Gallery Data
Master Compiler Profile

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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