MSG

Definition(s)

  • The Microsoft Outlook Item (.msg) File Format is used to format a Message object, such as an e-mail message, an appointment, a contact, a task, and so on, for storage in the file system. 1
  • The file format of stand-alone, single-mail message container not contained in multi-mail containers. 2
  • Message file. Typically contains an email message.

See Also

Notes

  1. [MS-OXMSG]: Outlook Item (.msg) File Format- Introduction, http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee160779(v=exchg.80).aspx.
  2. Ibis Consulting, Glossary.