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File Type 1Windows Installer Setup Transform File

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategorySettings Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Settings file used by the Microsoft Windows Installer (msiexec.exe), a component of the Windows operating system that enables software installations; contains software configuration options; allows custom parameters to be used for the installation; used in software development and testing for configuring test versions of software.

More Information

MST files are used in conjunction with Microsoft Windows installer packages (.MSI files). Their settings can be included with an installation package at the command line using the following syntax:
    msiexec installpkg.msi TRANSFORMS=transforms.mst

NOTE: Both MSI and MST files can be configured using the Microsoft Orca Editor (Orca.exe), a program included with the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK).

Programs that open MST files
Windows
Microsoft Windows Installer
Microsoft Windows SDK
Updated 9/18/2015

File Type 2Corel Presentations Master Template File

DeveloperCorel
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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

Template file created by Corel Presentations, a program used for creating slide presentations; contains default settings for the background image, font styles, font sizes, header, and footer of slides within a presentation; used for templating styles across all presentations slides.

Programs that open MST files
Windows
Corel Presentations X7
Updated 1/26/2010