File Type Outlook Message Item File IconOutlook Message Item File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Popular

An MSG file is a single e-mail message created with Microsoft Outlook. It contains multiple fields, including the sender and recipient of the message, the date and time the message was sent, and the body of the message.

Info About Microsoft Outlook

Outlook is an e-mail client and personal information management program developed by Microsoft. In can be used to send and receive e-mail messages for multiple accounts. The program also includes a contact list, calendar, task manager, and journaling features. Outlook is included with some versions of Microsoft Office and is also available as a standalone application.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Outlook

IconEncryptomatic MsgViewer Pro

IconEZ Freeware Free Opener


IconMozilla SeaMonkey

IconeM Client

IconAryson Mac MSG Converter


IconMozilla SeaMonkey

Published November 10, 2009
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