An msl file extension is related to the ADO.NET metadata format.

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

empty icon.msl - DocumentDirect and DocumentDirect Applications Suite file format

msl icon.msl - ImageMagick scripting language file

empty icon.msl - MAINSAIL source code file

empty icon.msl - ProWORX Nxt MSL loadables file

msl icon.msl - Miranda IM smiley definitions

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MSL file extension - ADO.NET metadata

What is msl file? How to open msl files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The msl file extension is associated with the ADO.NET, a part of .NET framework from Microsoft, used to create distributed, data-sharing applications.

The msl file stores metadata form ADO.NET solution.

The default software associated to open msl file:

.NET Framework icon

Microsoft Corporation logo.NET Framework  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft .NET Framework is software platform for Microsoft Windows. .NET applications are written in C#, J#, Visual Basic or C++ programming languages. Default integrated development environment for .NET is Microsoft Visual Studio.

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 .msl 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 .msl 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 msl file, edit msl file, convert msl file, view msl file, play msl 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 msl files.

Programs that can create msl file - ADO.NET metadata

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

Microsoft Windows:

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