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MPG file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mpg file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mpg file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mpg file?
  • How can the .mpg file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mpg files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ 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
Mime-type: video/mpeg
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MPG aliases:
m1v, m2v, mp2v, mpe, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpg2, mpv, mpv2
MPG related links:
MPG 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

Digital Video

Other types of files may also use the .mpg file extension.

🔄 .mpg converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .mpg files to other formats:

FFmpeg, SUPER Media Converter

For example, using the softwares above, a .mpg file can be converted into one of the following formats:

3gp, webm, mp4, ogg, avi, flv, m4v, wmv

🚫 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:

hpg, jpg, kpg, lpg, mg, mgp, mlg, mog, mp, mpb, mpf, mph, mpn, mpr, mpt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

JPEG Bitmap Image
Sharp Ladder Logic Program File
STK Great Arc Propagator File
Atari 8-bit PMG Designer Image
Autodesk Maya 3D Project
Monochrome Picture TIFF Image
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Document
Race Studio 2 Map File
STK Propagator File
MetaPost Source Code

🔴 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .mpg file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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