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MPG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mpg - Mpeg Video

The MPG video files are related to Windows Media Player. MPG file is a MPEG 1 or 2 Video. Moving Picture Experts Group is the name of family of standards used for coding audio-visual information.

Application:
Windows Media Player
Category:
Video files
Mime-type:
video/mpeg
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
m1v, m2v, mp2v, mpe, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpg2, mpv, mpv2
Mpeg Video related extensions:
.cavs
Chinese AVS Video
.3g2
3GPP2 Video File
.wtv
Windows Media Center Recorded TV
.hdmov
HD QuickTime Movie
.m4u
M4U Playlist File
.amc
AMC Video

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

Can't open a .mpg 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:

example.mpg

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 .mpg file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mpr, mph, mgp, lpg, jpg, mpt, mpf, mlg, pg, hpg, mpy, mpb, mog, pmg, npg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.mpf
Microsoft Media Package File
.mlg
KilnView Log Data
.mpr
MOUSE Project
.jpg
JPEG Bitmap Image
.mph
COMSOL Multiphysics Data
.mpt
Microsoft Project Template

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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