File Extension MPE

  • Full name
    MPEG Movie (Motion Pictures Experts Group)
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Have you encountered a problem with a MPE file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a MPE file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your MPE file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The file extension MPE generally identifies video data in MPEG format. Mpe file contain both video and audio data and mainly use the MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 compression.

In principle, most video players and editing programs should be able to handle MPE files. If the extension MPE is not recognized or it does not appear in the file selection, changing the extension to mpg can help.

Programs which can open a MPE file

How to open a MPE file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the MPE file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a MPE file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support MPE files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a MPE file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all MPE files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with MPE there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the MPE file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the MPE file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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