File extension database

File Extension MSG

File extension MSG is a message created by Microsoft's email program Outlook and saved as files. These are actually email messages that were encoded with MSG extension that Outlook can read. Mostly this extension can be found on computers running Windows operating systems. These files are saved as DocFile which is also being used with Excel, Word and other Microsoft applications.

An MSG file contains information such as nameid, attachment, recipient, sender, body of the message, and others. Some parts of the file are encoded in binary and others are in ASCII. This MSG file can also be sent over the Internet to allow a recipient to download the file and open it with a specified software application.

Once Outlook is used to send emails, it generates files with MSG extension. Uninstalling Outlook may not remove all these files. MSG files can be opened with applications such DFVIEW.EXE, but may not contain comprehensible email message. In addition, Microsoft Outlook application includes a calendar, contact and task manager and can do web browsing.

Applications supporting this file include Outlookfiller, OutlookEML, MSGconverter, and OpenOffice. There may be several commercial applications customized to read MSG files. These include MsgViewer Pro and MsgViewer Lite. These application look like ordinary third party email application that can browse through MSG files located on the hard drive.

Populating this website with information and maintaining it is an ongoing process. We always welcome feedback and questions that can be submitted by visiting Contact Us page. However since there are many users visiting this website and because our team is quite small we may not be able to follow up personally on every request. Thank you for your understanding.

For more general information about MSG files, file extension msg and registry you can read one of the following articles:

  • file extension msgWindows registry - Windows registry is included in modern Windows operating systems to replace the older INI files which also contained system configuration. Let's concentrate on the structure and purpose of Windows System Registry, review some possible attacks to it and ways to avoid them...
  • file extension msgFolders, files and paths - Files are the entries or information stored on your computer. These are represented by binary coding and written on the tracks on a disk. Files are often represented by distinct icons, a normal practice done by Microsoft with their products including system files for their series of operating systems...
  • file extension msgWhat are file extensions? - File extensions are unnoticed yet are very crucial parts of the computer world. But many are still unaware of the basic foundation and principles behind the remarkable wonders of computers...

File extension MSG translations

file extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msgfile extension msg