Open MST files

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    Windows Installer Transform Script Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a MST file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a MST file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your MST file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is MST file?

The extension MST is used by the presentation software Corel Presentations for Templates, called Master. These templates contain settings for the background, fonts and sizes, header and footer, and colors of a presentation. This file can be used to create multiple presentations in the same style.

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Corel Presentations is part of the WordPerfect Office suite and is not available separately.

Programs which can open a MST file

How to open file with MST extension?

In order to open a file with MST extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening MST file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with MST files, follow the instructions below.
Install Windows Installer or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening MST files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support MST files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of MST files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Windows Installer as the default program for opening MST files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate MST files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Windows Installer applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Windows Installer has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with MST files

Sometimes problems with opening MST files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • MST files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open MST files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • MST file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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