The MSN file extension is related to the Descent a 3D action shooting computer game. The *.msn file stores mission data.

There are 2 other file types using
the MSN file extension!

msn icon.msn - Microsoft Windows network related data

empty icon.msn - MSN Content Plus installer file

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MSN file - Descent mission file

What is msn file? How to open msn files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The MSN file extension is associated with the Descent a 3D action and space flight simulation computer game for MS-DOS operating system. The *.msn file stores some kind of mission data.

The default software associated to msn file type:

Descent icon

Interplay Entertainment Corporation logoDescent  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Interplay Entertainment Corporation

Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game released in 1995.  The Descent series has a strong following due to its unique six degrees of freedom (6DOF) gameplay. Player controls battle rocket and fights against virus-infected robots in mines.

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 .msn 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 recommended software applications associated to the .msn file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open msn file, edit msn file, convert msn file, view msn file, play msn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with msn file - Descent mission file

Click on the software link for more information about Descent. Descent uses msn file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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