File Extension Library

.M5P File Extension

  • Developer by: MOTU
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .M5P file?

.M5P file extension is created by MOTU. .M5P has been classified as Audio Files.

.M5P is MachFive Preset File

An M5P file is a preset used by MachFive, a sampler for music production. It contains a preset, which is an instrument or effect used by MachFive as the main unit for creating compositions.

MachFive comes with presets included but you can also load presets into the program. You can use th presets to produce performances, which are stored in M5M files.

M5P presets that come with the application are located in the "Preset" folder. You may see the M5P file in this folder but you will most likely come across the file when receiving the file from another user or website to load into the program.

List of all softwares that can open the MachFive Preset File
MOTU MachFive
MOTU MachFive

How to Open .M5P file on different platforms

Open .M5P File on Windows

  • Right-click a .M5P
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .M5P file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .M5P files" Press "Ok"

Open .M5P File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .M5P file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .M5P File on Linux

Right click on the .M5P file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .M5P File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .M5P file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .M5P File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .M5P files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .M5P files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .M5P files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .M5P file format
  2. You need to check the .M5P file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)