What is MSG File Extension?
It is one of the most popular file extensions, used primarily to store files containing complete saved message such as pictures and contacts in HTML format.
.msg files are efficiently operated by many universally valid email clients like Pegasus Mails, Windows Mail etc…
Microsoft Outlook and Exchange use MSG file extension. MSG saves plain ASCII text and the main massage body. It is capable of storing attachments and hyperlinks. The email file format stores individual Outlook items.
.msg files cannot be opened or viewed with text editors like Notepad or WordPad. Such files are based on Compound File Binary Format and need MAPI-aware app to view completely. Another popular way to open MSG files is POP3. Whether you are connected with the internet, you can view such files along with attachments. But to send replies and receive emails, it is important to stay connected with the server.
Today, MSG to PST, MSG to MBOX conversion programs are available to download for Outlook users.