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Informations about the MSP filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .msp filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .msp file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.msp - Microsoft Paint Image

The MSP file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Microsoft Paint Image according to our registry. We currently can’t suggest an application for opening the Microsoft Paint Image format.

Format description:
MSP format description not yet available
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Graphics Converter Pro
Related extensions:
Lego Mindstorms NXT Image File
C64 Advanced Art Studio Image
C64 RunPaint Multicolor Image
RealPix Clip
Pencil for Firefox Document
Analyze AVW Image

.msp - Microsoft Windows Installer Patch

The MSP file is a Archive file, which is connected to the Microsoft Windows Installer Patch according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Windows Installer Patch (.msp) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Installer.

Format description:
MSP format
Windows Installer
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Windows Installer Exported Database
Setup Information File
Microsoft Windows Installer Data
Microsoft Windows Installer Package
Microsoft Windows Merge Module
Microsoft Windows Installer Transform

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .msp file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .msp extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .msp files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .msp file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .msp file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .msp file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .msp file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .msp extension

The .msp filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .msp files.

hsp, smp, mzp, mwp, msl, mqp, mp, mcp, jsp, sp, nsp, mxp, mso, ms, mps

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .msp file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .msp extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

ProWorx NXT MSL Loadable
WinDev HyperFileSQL Stored Procedure
SignPlot Document
Garmin MapSource Document
KayPentax CSL Audio
madExcept Plugin

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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