What is a .MSP File And How To Open It – Apple (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .msp extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .msp file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .MSP file?

The .MSP file extension is ClarisWorks Dictionary File. The development of this file was done by Apple. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .msp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MSP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MSP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MSP file on Mac

To open the .msp file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple AppleWorks software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MSP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple AppleWorks software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MSP file?

If you cannot open the .MSP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MSP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .msp – Microsoft, .msp – Microsoft, .msp – MAXSIS. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MSP file with the Apple AppleWorks program on Mac.