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MSX file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.msx - MSX Disk Image

The MSX disk image files are related to MESS. MSX file is a MSX Disk Image. MSX is an old Z80-based family of home computers which appeared in autumn 1983 as an attempt to establish a single standard in home computing similar to VHS in video.

Disk Image files
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MSX Disk Image related extensions:
Atari 2600 ROM Image
Atari 5200 ROM Image
Atari 7800 ROM Image
Commodore KIM-1 Image

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

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

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

msd, msa, smx, lsx, nsx, hsx, mxx, mx, msz, mqx, mcx, jsx, mzx, mxs, mwx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Streaming Media Shortcut
Map Service Definition
SysMetrix Skin
Atari ST MSA Floppy Disk Image
Adobe ExtendScript File

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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