Files with MSSTYLES extension can be found as resource themes from Microsoft Windows XP.

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MSSTYLES file - Microsoft Windows resources themes Luna file

What is msstyles file? How to open msstyles files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

msstyles file icon: msstyles filetype icon

The MSSTYLES file extension is used for theme files in Windows XP that contains colors and images used by windows, buttons, and other elements within the Windows GUI. Luna is the codename for the default visual theme of Windows XP.

A *.msstyles file must be digitally signed by Microsoft in order to work correctly with the Windows XP. User made custom themes can also be implemented using the StyleXP program.

The default software associated to msstyles file type:

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.

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Help how to open:

You can import these files to Windows XP.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .msstyles 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 .msstyles 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 msstyles file, edit msstyles file, convert msstyles file, view msstyles file, play msstyles 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting msstyles files.

  • Settings msstyles file
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Settings file type for software that use msstyles file - Microsoft Windows resources themes Luna file

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

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