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

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

ms - 3D Studio Max script source code

empty - Maple worksheet

empty - Modula-3 intermediate assembly file

empty - 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: application/x-troff-ms

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ms 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 .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'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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