How to open a file with .msi extension?

File Type : Plugin file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .msi file

Searching for the right program to open .msi files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .msi file extension?

The files with .MSI extension consist of installation information for a particular installer. This may include files to be installed and the installation locations. These files may be used for Windows updates and third-party software installers. The contents of an MSI package can be extracted through a file decompression utility such as 7-Zip. MSU files are also used to install system updates in Windows Vista.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open msifiles:

  • Microsoft Windows Installer
  • 7-Zip