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.MSI file extension

  1. Mar 1, 2013 #1
    I am using a MAC and have a download with a .msi file extension. Since I do not use Microsoft for my operating system, I can't open the file. Is there a download for this that I can get to open these files?
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  3. Mar 1, 2013 #2


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    An .MSI file is part of the software installation process for windows software.

    If you are trying to install a software package, maybe you downloaded the Windows version not the Mac version?

    7-zip can extract from MSI files on Windows. There is an "unofiicial" Mac version here:
  4. Mar 1, 2013 #3
    Thanks. I'll give it a try.
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