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How to open .msg file extension?

File Type : Email related file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .msg file extension?

.msg file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The .MSG file extension is used for the message created or saved within Microsoft Outlook. It contains multiple e-mail fields, including the date, sender, recipient, subject, and message body. It is compatible with other programs that use Microsoft Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI). The .MSG files allow users to download email via POP 3 clients to view their email messages and attachments even if they are not connected to the Internet. MSG files even allow users to send replies to the emails or forward the emails, but the files are not really sent by the client until the user has Internet connectivity.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .msg files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Bethesda Softworks Fallout 1
  • Bethesda Softworks Fallout 2
  • Jargo Fallout Script Editor
  • Microsoft Notepad
  • Microsoft WordPad