The File Extensions Database


.MG File Extension

  • Category: Source code and script Files

What is an .MG file?

.MG is Modula-3 generic module source

The mg file extension is associated with the Modula-3, a programming language developed in 1986 by DEC and Olivetti and used on operating system for VAX workstations.

The mg file contains generic module source code used by Modula-3.

This mg file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use any text editor to open *.mg source code files.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that you can convert *.mg files to anything else.

How to solve problems with MG files

  • Associate the MG file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MG file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MG files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MG 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 .MG is Modula-3 generic module source. Because only the current version supports the latest MG file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .MG is Modula-3 generic module source update.
  • To make sure that your MG file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.