MSG File Extension

File Type

Outlook Mail Message




Text Files





Information about the MSG file extension

Files with the MSG extension are found in 4 operating systems which include , iOS, Mac OS, Windows. Microsoft Exchange Server is a very common application as a tool for handling MSG files. This is a program taken by Microsoft Corporation. Additionally, MSG files can be handled by applications like MsgViewer Pro, Pegasus Mail, Microsoft Outlook.

MSG files fall under the Text Files category. Files of a different type with the extension MSG can be encountered on various operating systems, and their number is 440. The Outlook Mail Message file format and the Microsoft Exchange Server program were developed by Microsoft. Modification or reading of files with the name Outlook Mail Message in many cases is done in the Microsoft Exchange Server program. MSG detailed description

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MSG File Extension

What is a(n) MSG file??

The MSG file extension is a proprietary file format for storing e-mail messages. This technique was introduced by Microsoft in the year 1985, and has been popular ever since.

MSG files store messages as data records within a container; as such, they are usually seen as an alternative to the more prevalent MIME or PGP formats. The MSG file extension is generally associated with Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express which both use it to store message data on the local system.

MSG files can be opened by any of these programs:

MS Outlook

Outlook Express

Microsoft Office (versions 2000 and up)

Eudora Mail

MSG File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the MSG file. Through them, you can perform many activities related to MSG for free. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any MSG file.

MSG File Opener

One of the most used tools is MSG opener. You will learn a few ways to open your MSG file. Opening the MSG file allows you not only to view its contents, but also to perform various processes and changes to the file.

MSG File Viewer

To view the contents of the MSG file use the MSG Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Go to the subpage, select your MSG file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

MSG File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the MSG file, you can convert it to a different format. Converting the MSG file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

MSG File Editor

MSG editor helps in the process of editing the data in our file. If you need to be able to edit the MSG file as much as possible, then it is best to install special software designed for this purpose. Check out our MSG file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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