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MS14 File Extension

NI Multisim Circuit Design Format

What is MS14 file?

MS14 is a file extension commonly associated with NI Multisim Circuit Design Format files. Files with MS14 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. MS14 file format, along with 614 other file formats, belongs to the 3D Image Files category. NI Multisim is by far the most used program for working with MS14 files. On the official website of National Instruments Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theNI Multisim software, but also about MS14 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support MS14 file extension

The following listing features MS14-compatible programs. Files with MS14 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support MS14 file

Updated: 10/21/2021

How to open file with MS14 extension?

Problems with accessing MS14 may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with MS14 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install NI Multisim software

Install software to open MS14 file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening MS14 files is that no program that can handle MS14 files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download NI Multisim and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading NI Multisim installed is by going to developer’s website (National Instruments Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of NI Multisim

Update software that support file extension MS14If the problems with opening MS14 files still occur even after installing NI Multisim, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of NI Multisim is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that NI Multisim cannot handle files with MS14 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of NI Multisim should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open MS14 files to NI Multisim

If you have the latest version of NI Multisim installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage MS14 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with MS14 file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the MS14 file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the NI Multisim installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open MS14 files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with MS14 file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the MS14 file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select NI Multisim and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with MS14 extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the MS14 for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the MS14 file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check MS14 file for viruses
1. Verify that the MS14 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the MS14 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the MS14 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the MS14 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the MS14 file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the MS14 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the MS14 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the NI Multisim Circuit Design Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run NI Multisim

If the systems has insufficient resources to open MS14 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with NI Multisim Circuit Design Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the MS14 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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