Opening MSF files

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

What is a MSF file?

Files that contain the .msf file extension normally hold an index of mail messages that have been stored by a variety of different email applications.

The MSF files that are used by these email programs do not contain the actual contents of the email message that was sent or received using the email service. These files only contain an index of the messages and the message mail headers and summaries. The Earthlink and Mozilla email applications both use the .msf file extension for this purpose.

The Quanta MSF software application also uses the .msf file suffix. These MSF files contain chemical modeller input files that contain data that is entered when using the Quanta MSF program.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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