File Extension Library

.MSP File Extension

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

What is an .MSP file?

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

.MSP is Windows Installer Patch

File used to update the Windows operating system and other Microsoft programs; typically included with security updates or Microsoft hotfixes; run by the Windows Installer programs Hotfix.exe and Update.exe.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Installer Patch
Microsoft Windows Installer
File Type 2 Microsoft Paint Bitmap Image
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Raster Image Files Format: Binary

Monochromatic (black and white) image file created by Microsoft Paint, one of the first painting programs released by Microsoft; also used for storing older clip art images.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Paint Bitmap Image
Microsoft Paint
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Serif PhotoPlus
File Type 3 MaxScript Page File
Developer by: MAXSIS Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Web-based script created for MaxScript, an xBase interpreter that executes server-side scripts; contains HTML code and xBase or Clipper commands; stored in an ASCII text format; can be edited with any text editor.

MaxScript interfaces directly with data sources such as .DBF files. It also supports ODBC connections to retrieve dynamic content for Web pages.

MaxScript is used by MAXSIS DBmax and DBfree.

File Type 4 ClarisWorks Dictionary File
Developer by: Apple Category: Data Files

File used by ClarisWorks and AppleWorks office suite software products; contains a word list used by the software's spell checker; can support multiple languages and dialects.

Example MSP files include usenglsh.msp and ukenglsh.msp. These files store the dictionaries for the United States English language and the United Kingdom English language, respectively.

NOTE: Both ClarisWorks and AppleWorks have been discontinued.

List of all softwares that can open the ClarisWorks Dictionary File
Apple AppleWorks

How to Open .MSP file on different platforms

Open .MSP File on Windows

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

Open .MSP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MSP 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 .MSP File on Linux

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

Open .MSP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MSP 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 .MSP 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 .MSP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MSP files

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