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.mag File Extension

Developer: Microsoft
File type: Access Diagram Shortcut File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .mag. Files with the file extension .mag can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .mag files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .mag file?

The shortcuts that are created by Microsoft Access are known as MAG files and they are usually called Access Diagram Shortcut Files developed by Microsoft. MAG files serve as storage for diagram or chart shortcuts with the use of an Access database. MAG files represent the existing relationships of a database file to the users and they are also used to load diagrams using Access without the need to open database files first. The MAG files are saved in a format for multi-type documents and they encompass various elements found on the page of a document. MAG files are said to contain active database content links wherein they are also distrusted by default in other programs like Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft SharePoint server. MAG files help a lot in the decision making processes wherein the decision is based on the information regarding the preferences of client and business partners. MAG files can be opened and are supported by Microsoft Access 2010.

how to open a .mag file?

Launch a .mag file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .mag file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .mag files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .mag file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .mag file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .mag file association errors

applications that open a .mag file

Microsoft Access 2010

Microsoft Access 2010

Microsoft Access 2010 is one of the several versions of Microsoft Access that was released in the market with the goal of providing its users with a DBMS that can combine the Microsoft Jet Database Engine with tools being used for software development together with a GUI. It allows its users to use VBA in writing together with user control and manipulation of data. It has a feature which allows the exporting and importing of various formats including dBase, Paradox, Oracle, FoxPro, Outlook, ASCII, and Excel among the other formats available. It has the capacity to link to the data being used in its current location which can be used for different purposes such as editing, reporting, viewing and querying. It uses the format Jet Database which has the ability of containing the data and the application in just a single file.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .mag files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .mag. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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