Files with mrg file extension can be mostly encountered as special merge files for Microsoft Windows Installer packages. Merge files are single packages that include all files, resources, registry entries, and setup logic to install a shared component.

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the MRG file extension!

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Software that open mrg file

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MRG file extension - Microsoft Windows Installer merge

What is mrg file? How to open mrg files?

File type specification:

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The mrg file extension is mainly associated with the Windows Installer SDK (Software Development Kit) which is used create application installation packages for Windows.

The Windows Installer merge file is a single package that includes all files, resources, registry entries, and setup logic to install a shared component. The structure of merge file (mrg file) is similar to Microsoft Windows Installer installation package file (msi file).

However, a merge module cannot be installed alone, it must be merged into an installation package using a merge tool that is a part of Microsoft Windows Installer SDK.

The default software associated to open mrg file:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft Windows Installer SDK database editor Orca to create and open Windows Installer merge files.

How to convert:

It does not seem to be possible to convert this type of *.mrg files to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .mrg 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 mrg file, edit mrg file, convert mrg file, view mrg file, play mrg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting mrg files.

Software that open mrg file - Microsoft Windows Installer merge

Programs supporting the exension mrg on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Windows Installer for open mrg file action.

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