The File Extensions Database

.MAG File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MAG file?

.MAG is Access Diagram Shortcut File

Shortcut created by Microsoft Access, a desktop RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) application; stores a shortcut to a diagram or chart created using an Access database; used for loading diagrams in Access without first having to open the database file.

NOTE: Since MAG files contain links to active database content, they are distrusted by default in several email and file collaboration programs, including some versions of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft SharePoint server.

Programs that open Access Diagram Shortcut File
Microsoft Access 2016
File Type 2:

Magic Circuit Layout File

Developer by: Open Circuit Design Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Circuit design created by Magic, a tool used to create Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) layouts; contains a circuit design, which incorporates data buses and components, as well as design verification information that ensures the circuit is designed correctly.

Magic is commonly used for educational purposes in the areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Computer Science (CS).

How to solve problems with MAG files

  • Associate the MAG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MAG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MAG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MAG file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .MAG is Access Diagram Shortcut File. Because only the current version supports the latest MAG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .MAG is Access Diagram Shortcut File update.
  • To make sure that your MAG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.