How to open MS files

Did your computer fail to open a MS file? We explain what MS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MS files.

What is a MS file?

The MS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the MS file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the MS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about MS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic MS

These apps are known to open certain types of MS files. Since many different programs may use MS files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific MS file.

Marine SharpshooterMarine SharpshooterUser submitted
GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
GRAMS/AIGRAMS/AIUser submitted
Bruker Daltonics DataAnalysisBruker Daltonics DataAnalysisUser submitted
Varian MS WorkstationVarian MS WorkstationUser submitted
PDQuest - 2-D Gel Analysis SoftwarePDQuest - 2-D Gel Analysis SoftwareUser submitted
PatrikaPatrikaUser submitted
Bruker Compass DataAnalysisBruker Compass DataAnalysisUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with MS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with MS-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!