An ms file extension is related to troff a document processing program for Unix. An ms file stores manual page with ms macros.

There are 4 other file types using
the MS file extension!

ms icon.ms - 3D Studio Max script source code

empty icon.ms - Maple worksheet

empty icon.ms - Modula-3 intermediate assembly file

empty icon.ms - anti-virus checksum data

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MS file extension - troff formatted manual page

What is ms file? How to open ms files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The ms file extension is associated with the troff a document processing system for Unix operating system developed by the  AT&T Corporation.

The ms file stores formatted manual page with ms macros.

mime types:
application/x-troff-ms

Updated: June 19, 2019

The default software associated to open ms file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Open Group

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.ms files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ms 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 ms file, edit ms file, convert ms file, view ms file, play ms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ms file - troff formatted manual page

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix uses ms file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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