An msc file extension is mainly used by Microsoft Windows operating system for files related to Microsoft Management Console.

There are 5 other file types using
the MSC file extension!

empty icon.msc - C makefile

empty icon.msc - CRiSP harvest data

empty icon.msc - eYaMosaic graphic mosaic file

msc icon.msc - AdLib MSCplay data

empty icon.msc - MuseScore music score

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MSC file extension - Microsoft management console control data

What is msc file? How to open msc files?

The msc file extension is associated with the Microsoft Management Console.

The msc file is a Management Saved Console file that constitutes a tool.

After an administrator has assembled a tool using various snap-ins, the administrator can save the tool to an msc file. The file persists the tool so that it can be opened and used again later.

The MSC files are stored in simple text file format, which is viewable in any text editing tool.

The default software associated to open msc file:

Microsoft Management Console picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Management Console  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) hosts administrative tools that you can use to administer networks, computers, services, and other system components.

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 Microsoft Management Console in Windows to work with these *.msc files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .msc 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 msc file, edit msc file, convert msc file, view msc file, play msc 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 msc files.

Software that open msc file - Microsoft management console control data

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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