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Informations about the MPEG filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .mpeg filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .mpeg file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.mpg - Mpeg Video

The MPG file is a Video file, which is connected to the Mpeg Video according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Mpeg Video (.mpg) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Media Player.

Format description:
MPG format
Windows Media Player
Magic string:
- / -
m1v, m2v, mp2v, mpe, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpg2, mpv, mpv2
Related links:
Zoom Player
Related extensions:
DVD Audio Object
Advanced Systems Format Media
Advanced Stream Redirector
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
Sun Audio File
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .mpeg file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .mpeg extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .mpeg files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .mpeg file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .mpeg file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .mpeg file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .mpeg file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .mpeg extension

The .mpeg filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .mpeg files.

meg, peg, mp3g, mpg

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .mpeg file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .mpeg extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

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

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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