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Informations about the MPEG-4 filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .mpeg-4 filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .mpeg-4 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

.mp4 - Mpeg-4 Video Container

The MP4 file is a Video file, which is connected to the Mpeg-4 Video Container according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Mpeg-4 Video Container (.mp4) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Media Player.

Format description:
MP4 format
Category:
Video
Application:
Windows Media Player
Mime-type:
video/mp4
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
mp4v, mpeg-4, mpeg4, mpg4, mpv4, mv4
Related links:
3IVX
BSPlayer
Zoom Player
Related extensions:
.aob
DVD Audio Object
.asf
Advanced Systems Format Media
.asx
Advanced Stream Redirector
.atrac
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
.au
Sun Audio File
.avi
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .mpeg-4 file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .mpeg-4 extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .mpeg-4 files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .mpeg-4 file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .mpeg-4 file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .mpeg-4 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-4 file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .mpeg-4 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-4 extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.mpeg4
Mpeg-4 Video Container

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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