Files with msa extension might be found as old disk images for Atari computers made in Magic Shadow Archiver.

There is one other file type using
the MSA file extension!

empty icon.msa - Memory Stick Audio file format

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Software that open msa file

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MSA file extension - Magic Shadow Archiver Atari disk image

What is msa file? How to open msa files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The msa file extension is associated with Magic Shadow Archiver disk archiving utility for Atari ST family computers with TOC operating system.

A msa file stores archived disk.

Magic Shadow Archiver is obsolete software.

This msa file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open msa file:

Magic Shadow Archiver  Other operating systems or devices software

Magic Shadow Archiver is a disk archiver for the Atari ST. For many years, it was the ST's standard disk archiver.

Help how to open:

Use Magic Shadow Archiver to open *.msa files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .msa 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 .msa 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 msa file, edit msa file, convert msa file, view msa file, play msa 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 msa files.

Software that open msa file - Magic Shadow Archiver Atari disk image

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

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