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Details of extension .mpeg

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .mpeg file?
  • Which program can create the .mpeg file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .mpeg format?
  • What can convert .mpeg files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mpeg extension?
Mpeg Video .mpg file icon

Mpeg Video

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.
Category: Video files
Application: Windows Media Player
Program name: mplayer.exe
Mime-type: video/mpeg
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
m1v, m2v, mp2v, mpe, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpg2, mpv, mpv2
Related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
Autodesk Animator FLIC File
QuickTime Movie
Multimedia Viewer Book
RealMedia File
Mpeg-4 Video Container
3GP Video File
Advanced Systems Format Media
AviSynth Script

Other types of files may also use the .mpeg file extension. If you have helpful information about .mpeg extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

JPEG Bitmap Image
MP3+G Karaoke File
Mpeg Video
Peggle Replay File
Star Wars: Empire at War Data

The .mpeg filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mp3g (9), mpg (5), meg (4), peg (4)

Can't open a .mpeg file?

If you want to open a .mpeg file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .mpeg association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.mpeg

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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