Do you know how to view MSG files if you are not Outlook email application user, it is most common situation where user has multiple MSG files but he cannot open these file because MSG file are only used by Outlook email client, so in this blog we will explain How to open MSG files without Outlook email application. Microsoft Outlook is a most popular desktop based email client that provides the facility for users to manage multiple email accounts in it. The Outlook email client using PST file extension to store entire data of Outlook, also used some other file extensions like to store single Email Outlook use MSG file. The MSG used to store a single email of Outlook but it is not a simple plain text file. The Outlook email application automatically generates MSG file when the user receives a new message into Outlook.
Scenarios Where user needs to access MSG file without Outlook
MS Outlook has widely used email application mainly in organizational areas for communication. It is essential in corporate level because in this areas every user makes the communication more feasible by using desktop based email application so Outlook is most popular email application in organizational level but many other email clients are also available like Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, Entourage, etc. Outlook email application and other email client use file formats to store data, one of the common extension are MSG, but it is not a text file always require MAPI application to open it. If you are not Outlook email application user you can face difficulties to view MSG file because other email application not able to open MSG file. Another situation is if Outlook does not work properly means due to some errors you cannot access Outlook in this case you also not able open and view MSG files.
Manual Way to view MSG files
In the manual method, you need to change the extension of MSG file from .msg to .html. After changing the extension of MSG file you can easily open & view the file in the browser. Follow the given steps to change the extension of MSG file – Select email file which you want to save in HTML format, then click on the file and select “Save as” option, and choose .html format. By using the manual way you can view MSG files but after changing the extension of MSG file into HTML extension then view the content of Outlook emails, but remember with the help of manual trick you cannot convert their attachment and not able to view attachments. You can view the content of Outlook emails (like head, the body of MSG file) by converting their extension into HTML format.
Solution to View MSG files with attachment Without Outlook Environment
With outlook email client application you can easily open MSG files just using drag-n-Drop method, but you think about that without Outlook environment How to open MSG file, it is difficult for every user.
After performing the above manual solution you can understand open &view MSG file with attachment without Outlook is difficult because MSG file is not a simple text file, but this is not an impossible task, you can easily open, view and read Outlook emails without using Outlook email client application if you know the correct solution. In such situation MSG file Viewer is exact and the only solution to open MSG files without outlook, the user can view MSG files into multiple views like Attachment view, Hex view, Properties view, Header view, MINE view,HTML view, RTF view.