Files with MCO extension can be found as winks - animated emoticons for Microsoft Live Messenger.

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Software that works with mco file extension

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MCO file - MSN Messenger wink file

What is mco file? How to open mco files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

mco file icon: mco filetype icon

The MCO file extension is mainly related to flash-based animated emoticons used in Microsoft Live. Used to spice up chats with little animations instead smileys. These are also called winks.

The default software associated to mco file type:

Windows Live Messenger icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Live Messenger  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Messenger also known as MSN Live Messenger is instant messaging application developed by Microsoft. Live Messenger supports text chat as well as audio and video callings. It was merged with Skype.

Windows Live Messenger for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Live Messenger for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Messenger for Mac allows users to communicate or collaborate on the fly, sharing instant messages, presence information, or files across time zones and locales. You can even make audio or video calls with contacts on the Mac or on Windows.

It was eventually merged with Skype, but previous versions are still available for download as part of Windows Essentials.

Help how to open:

You can load them up in your MSN Messanger.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .mco file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .mco file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open mco file, edit mco file, convert mco file, view mco file, play mco file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with mco file - MSN Messenger wink file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use mco file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open mco file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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