MSP File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a MSP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MSP files.

What is a MSP file?

A .MSP file is a Microsoft Paint bitmap file. Through our analysis of MSP files, we know that one use of the format is Microsoft Paint bitmap. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open MSP files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MSP for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MSP openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .MSP

While Microsoft Paint bitmap is a popular type of MSP-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .MSP extension.

The MSP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a MSP opener may not be able to open all kinds of MSP files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited MSP viewer.

Windows Installer Patch

Through our analysis of MSP files, we know that one use of the format is Windows Installer Patch. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MSP openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MSP files. Remember, different programs may use MSP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Ulead Photo ExplorerUlead Photo ExplorerUser submitted
Paint Shop ProPaint Shop ProUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Ulead Instant ViewerUlead Instant ViewerUser submitted
MAGIX Music Studio deluxeMAGIX Music Studio deluxeUser submitted
Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
Serif PhotoPlusSerif PhotoPlusUser submitted
MAGIX midi studio deLuxeMAGIX midi studio deLuxeUser submitted
SlowViewSlowViewUser submitted
PhotoImpactPhotoImpactUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MSP-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with MSP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!