Files with msp extension might also be found as very old bitmap images made in Microsoft Paint software for early versions of Windows.

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

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MSP file extension - Microsoft Paint bitmap picture

What is msp file? How to open msp files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

msp file icon: msp filetype icon

The msp file extension was also used in very old Microsoft Paint software (A paint program that was in the MS Windows version 2.0 !). MSP files can be converted into BMP files. The opposite is not possible. MSP and PCX formats are not compatible. MSP files are monochromatic only.

MSP - Old version format supports 1 bit per pixel.
MSP - New version format supports 1 bit per pixel.

This msp 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.

Updated: March 24, 2024

The default software associated to open msp file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Some image viewers can still view the old MSP format.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.msp files to other formats.

Find conversions from msp file:

msp to xls

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

Software that open msp file - Microsoft Paint bitmap picture

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

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