MSG File

This page contains information on the MSG file extension (Encapsulated email message), a popular document file format

File extension .msg
Category Document File
Description MSG was originally designed for the Microsoft Exchange mail document, this format is widely used by all of Microsofts infrastructure solutions. MSG files consist of main message body, calender, contacts and reminders, these are arranged in a hierachial directory structure and underpinned by MAPI (Microsofts Messaging Application Programming Interface).
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Technical Details A MSG file are often formed by Outlook Express of Microsoft Outlook. They are saved as COM structured storage OLE2 compound documents and consist of several streams with sub tags. A MSG file maybe encoded in either Binary or ASCII.
Associated programs Encryptomatic MsgViewer Pro
Microsoft Outlook
Priasoft MSG File Viewer and Assessor
Developed by Microsoft
MIME type application/vnd.ms-outlook
Useful links Microsoft Open Specification - MSG
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