File Extension Library

.MSM File Extension

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

What is an .MSM file?

.MSM file extension is created by Microsoft. .MSM has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .MSM file is Binary.

.MSM is Windows Installer Merge Module

Database of a "merge module" that contains installation settings and properties for a specific software installer; includes files, resources, registry entries, and setup information; often contained within an .MSI file.

MSM files are also called "merge package files." Since they are usually part of an installer package, MSM files should not be opened manually.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Installer Merge Module
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Microsoft Windows Installer
File Type 2 Multisim Circuit Design File
Developer by: National Instruments Category: CAD Files Format: Binary

Circuit design created by Multisim, a Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis (SPICE) environment used to teach electronics theory and design and prototype circuitry; contains a design of an electrical circuit board, which includes place diodes, transistors, indicators, and power components.

To create the MSM file, select File → Save As....

The MSM file is used by the 2001 version of Multisim. As new versions of Multisim are released, new file extensions are used to save the circuit designs. For example, version Multisim 7 uses the .MS7 file extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Multisim Circuit Design File
National Instruments Multisim

How to Open .MSM file on different platforms

Open .MSM File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MSM
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MSM file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MSM files" Press "Ok"

Open .MSM File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MSM file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MSM File on Linux

Right click on the .MSM file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MSM File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MSM file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MSM File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MSM files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MSM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MSM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MSM file format
  2. You need to check the .MSM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)