M4P file format description

Many people share .m4p files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .m4p file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .m4p files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.m4p - DRM Protected AAC File

The M4P audio files are related to QuickTime Player. The M4P file is a DRM Protected AAC File. M4P is a licensed music from the iTunes (Apple Music) Store. This content is protected and will only play on DRM players, for example the iPod and the iPhone.

QuickTime Player
Audio files
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DRM Protected AAC File related extensions:
Surprise! AdLib Tracker v1 Song
Magix Music Studio MSP Data
Ensoniq EPS Instrument File
The Player 4.0 Music Module
DirectorZone Audio Template
StarTrekker Music Module

.m4p - Sage MAS 90 Program File

The M4P data files are related to Sage MAS 90. The M4P file is a Sage MAS 90 Program File. Sage MAS 90 is a business management application which combines core accounting and financial reporting modules with project management, manufacturing and distribution solutions.

Sage MAS 90
Data files
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Sage MAS 90 Program File related extensions:
Vasco Digipass Data
Digital Juice Juicer Batch File
Elematic ELiPLAN Data
Case CATalyst User Layout Data
Zemax Refractive Index Profile Data
Agile XML Archive

Naturally, other applications may also use the .m4p file extension. Even harmful programs can create .m4p files. Be especially cautious with .m4p files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .m4p file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .m4p file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

4mp, l4p, m4, m4l, mep, mp, mp4, mrp, mtp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Mpeg-4 Video Container
Race Studio 2 Map File
Movavi Video Editor Project
Inor MePro Data
MadTracker Pattern
MathRevolt Ininity Plot

Operating systems

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