An mst file extension is related to Windows Installer applications installation service integrated to Microsoft Windows operating system. An mst file stores script for Windows Installer.

There are 6 other file types using
the MST file extension!

mst icon.mst - Steam Client data file

mst icon.mst - Corel Presentations master template file

empty icon.mst - Visual Test source file

empty icon.mst - ChemFinder chemical structure index file

empty icon.mst - Pension System Master file

empty icon.mst - Room Arranger design file

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MST file extension - Windows Installer transform script

What is mst file? How to open mst files?

The mst file extension is associated with Windows Installer and used for transform script files.

A transform script adds, deletes, or changes properties in a Microsoft Windows Installer (msi) package to enable customization of the installation for different groups of users.

The mst file can be created with Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit.

The default software associated to mst file type:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Software Development Kit  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Software Development Kit is a set of tools, code samples, documentation, compilers, headers, and libraries that allows programmers to create apps for Windows operating system.

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.

Atom for Mac icon

Atom for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Atom allows users to edit various text and source code files available for Apple Mac computers. It is also able to be tweak with CSS, HTML, JavaScript and other web technologies.

Help how to open MST files:

Use Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit or any text editing tool to open *.smt files.

How to convert file with extension MST:

As far as we know, this .mst 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 .mst file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open mst file, edit mst file, convert mst file, view mst file, play mst 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 mst files.

  • Open mst file
  • Edit mst file
  • Create mst file
  • Others mst file

Software that open mst file - Windows Installer transform script

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mst file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mst file by default:
Windows Installer small icon Windows Installer
Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
PSPad small icon PSPad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with mst file by default:
Atom for Mac small icon Atom for Mac
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text for Mac small icon Sublime Text for Mac

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