An ms_ file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows WinHelp compressed data format.

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MS_ file extension - Microsoft Windows WinHelp compressed data

What is ms_ file? How to open ms_ files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

ms_ file icon: ms_ filetype icon

The ms_ file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows WinHelp software.

Microsoft WinHelp is a proprietary format for online help files that can be displayed by the Microsoft Help browser winhelp.exe or winhlp32.exe.

The ms_ file stores compressed data.

The default software associated to open ms_ file:

Microsoft Windows Help icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Help  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Help is used to create help files for Microsoft Windows operating system and other Microsoft applications. Windows Help SDKs are different for every version of Windows it can be called Windows Help, Help and Support Center, Assistance Platform 1.0 Client - Windows Vista Help SDK, Microsoft Windows: HTML Help 1.4 etc.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

Use WinHelp to work with *.ms_

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 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).

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 ms_ files.

Software that open ms_ file - Microsoft Windows WinHelp compressed data

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

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