Extract files from *.msi in Linux shell

By | August 15, 2017

MSI is a format used for application installation in Windows.

Today I had to extract exe file from MSI file and I found a very simple way to do it in Linux.

It turned out that 7zip windows application is able to extract files from MSI files. At first I check that it worked in Windows:

For the Linux I used the 7z command: 7z x msi-file.msi

For example: