MPGfile extension

MPEG Video

Have trouble opening the .mpg extension? Don't panic! This page explains mpg files and suggests programs you may use to open mpg files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is MPG file?

An MPG file is a common file type for saving digital videos. It contains information about the metadata of the video and its audio. It is a popular format for distributing videos, video clips, movies, or series on the Internet. MPG files are compressed and download data faster without compromising the image quality of the video itself.

More information

MPG files are the most popular and common video format as it is supported by most programs and devices. MPEG-2 has improved support for higher resolution video and audio requirements and is used as a compression method for broadcast TV and DVD.


You can open an MPG file in virtually any media player. Most likely, your device already has an automatic video player loaded, so you don't need to download anything else.

You can convert an MPG file to any other format using special converters, such as VideoLAN VLC Media Player, HandBrake, or CyberLink PowerDirector. With their help, you can convert MPG videos to MP4, WEBM, TS ASF, and so on.


How to open MPG file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the mpg extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the mpg file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the mpg file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open MPG files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your mpg file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.