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File Type 1Windows Installer Merge Module

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategorySettings Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

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.

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

Program(s) that open .MSM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
Microsoft Windows Installer
Other Windows installation program
Updated 9/30/2008

File Type 2Multisim Circuit Design File

DeveloperNational Instruments
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CategoryCAD Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

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.

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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.

Program(s) that open .MSM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
National Instruments Multisim
Updated 11/3/2014