An msg file extension is related to the FoxPro and used for its message files.

There are 3 other file types using
the MSG file extension!

empty icon.msg - Saved email message [common]

empty icon.msg - OS/2 help message

empty icon.msg - SmartWare intro display file

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Software that open msg file

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MSG file extension - FoxPro FoxDoc message

What is msg file? How to open msg files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

msg file icon: msg filetype icon

The msg file extension is associated with the FoxPro, a relational database management system and programming language for various platforms, developed by Microsoft.

The msg file stores FoxDoc (part of FoxPro) messages.

This msg 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 msg file:

FoxPro icon

Microsoft Corporation logoFoxPro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

FoxPro is Database Management System (DBMS) and database programming language developed by Fox Software and later by Microsoft. FoxPro is obsolete product replaced by the Microsoft Visual FoxPro.

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 .msg 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 .msg 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 msg file, edit msg file, convert msg file, view msg file, play msg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 msg files.

Programs that can create msg file - FoxPro FoxDoc message

Programs supporting the exension msg on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about FoxPro for create msg file action.

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